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Before we part, I'd like to share some additional resources that you might find useful in developing your databases. First, I would encourage you to spend some time digging into the Expression Builder. There are over 150 built-in functions to choose from and with Access's context-sensitive help system, it makes it really easy to learn more about each one. Simply select the function that you're interested in, press the Help button, and you'll be taken directly to the reference sheet for that function. Another helpful resource can be found in online discussion forums. I highly recommend the forums at UtterAccess.com.

Next Steps

Before we part, I'd like to share some additional resources that you might find useful in developing your databases. First, I would encourage you to spend some time digging into the Expression Builder. There are over 150 built-in functions to choose from and with Access's context-sensitive help system, it makes it really easy to learn more about each one. Simply select the function that you're interested in, press the Help button, and you'll be taken directly to the reference sheet for that function. Another helpful resource can be found in online discussion forums. I highly recommend the forums at UtterAccess.com.

Here you could join a local Access user group, post questions about specific Access objects or procedures, and even download sample projects and code snippets. A second highly active community can be found at dbforums.com/microsoft-access. Finally, Microsoft's own Access blog regularly features tips and tricks that you can apply to your own database. I want to thank you for joining me as we took a closer look at using queries in Access 2010. Have a great day!

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Access 2010: Queries in Depth

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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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