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Access 2010: Queries in Depth
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Access 2010: Queries in Depth

with Adam Wilbert

Video: Welcome

Hello, and welcome to Access 2010 Queries in Depth. My name is Adam Wilbert and I am going to take you deep inside what I consider to be the most powerful object within an Access database. We will start out by taking a look at creating some simple select queries to pull relevant fields from our data tables and then we will combine those fields for multiple tables in this single data sheet. We will then apply selection criteria to our queries to limit the records that have returned to just to subset that best satisfies our question. We will also use calculated fields to get a new perspective on the trends hiding within your database.
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  1. 9m 9s
    1. Welcome
      1m 10s
    2. Using the exercise files
      41s
    3. Introducing the database
      4m 29s
    4. Previewing the course
      2m 49s
  2. 17m 17s
    1. Understanding queries
      3m 31s
    2. Following naming conventions and best practices
      2m 56s
    3. Using the Query Wizard
      5m 21s
    4. Exploring the design interface
      5m 29s
  3. 26m 39s
    1. Defining criteria
      5m 40s
    2. Understanding comparison operators
      3m 19s
    3. Defining the column headers
      2m 49s
    4. Exploring the property sheet
      7m 32s
    5. Printing query results
      2m 41s
    6. Working with joins
      4m 38s
  4. 14m 14s
    1. Understanding parameter queries
      4m 27s
    2. Obtaining parameters from forms
      5m 17s
    3. Creating a combo box
      4m 30s
  5. 23m 24s
    1. Understanding the Totals field
      5m 31s
    2. Creating aggregate calculations
      3m 31s
    3. Exploring the Expression Builder interface
      4m 28s
    4. Using mathematical operators
      5m 46s
    5. Applying text functions
      4m 8s
  6. 24m 23s
    1. Understanding dates as serial numbers
      2m 42s
    2. Specifying a range of dates or times
      3m 47s
    3. Formatting dates
      4m 31s
    4. Using other Date/Time functions
      3m 47s
    5. Defining today's date
      2m 41s
    6. Calculating time intervals
      6m 55s
  7. 20m 9s
    1. Introducing the conditional IIf function
      2m 57s
    2. Creating an IIf function
      7m 31s
    3. Nesting IIf functions
      4m 57s
    4. Using the Switch function
      4m 44s
  8. 20m 41s
    1. Understanding the reporting tool
      2m 13s
    2. Building the form
      6m 57s
    3. Building the query
      5m 4s
    4. Building the report
      3m 30s
    5. Finalizing the reporting tool
      2m 57s
  9. 25m 37s
    1. Finding duplicate records
      2m 17s
    2. Identifying unmatched records
      2m 29s
    3. Creating crosstab results
      2m 57s
    4. Creating backups
      1m 29s
    5. Creating update queries
      3m 22s
    6. Making, deleting, and appending records
      5m 36s
    7. Uniting tables
      3m 16s
    8. Embedding SQL code in queries
      4m 11s
  10. 1m 0s
    1. Next Steps
      1m 0s

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Access 2010: Queries in Depth
3h 2m Intermediate Jun 16, 2011

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In this course, author Adam Wilbert illustrates how to create and leverage real-world queries and turn raw data into usable information. The course covers setting up queries, performing calculations, using the built-in Access functions to further refine query results, and identifying top performers or areas for improvement based on a range of criteria.

Topics include:
  • Naming conventions and best practices
  • Working with joins
  • Using comparison operators
  • Defining criteria for select queries
  • Creating parameter queries
  • Creating calculated fields
  • Working with dates and times
  • Using the Expression Builder
  • Creating conditional statements
  • Making, deleting and appending records
  • Building reports
Subjects:
Business Databases
Software:
Access Office
Author:
Adam Wilbert

Welcome

Hello, and welcome to Access 2010 Queries in Depth. My name is Adam Wilbert and I am going to take you deep inside what I consider to be the most powerful object within an Access database. We will start out by taking a look at creating some simple select queries to pull relevant fields from our data tables and then we will combine those fields for multiple tables in this single data sheet. We will then apply selection criteria to our queries to limit the records that have returned to just to subset that best satisfies our question. We will also use calculated fields to get a new perspective on the trends hiding within your database.

We will see how to create flexible queries through the use of parameter requests, which will allow your end- users to further define what results you queries return, and by automating common decision-making routines through program flow functions and conditional statements, you will save time and increase the accuracy and consistency of the data in your database. Finally, we'll see how to hook our queries back in the forms and reports for added functionality and we will apply these lessons to the creation of a flexible reporting tool. All of this as so that you can get more out of your database than just the data you put into it.

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