Adding charts


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Adding charts

The Chart control can give insight into your businesses metrics by presenting a dynamic graphical view of your data that changes as your database grows. Unlike exporting data to Excel and graphing there, creating your graphs directly within Access maintains the live and always updated link to your data tables and queries. Further, pairing a chart with a query gives you all the flexibility of adding query criteria to instantly refine the chart's dataset. In this movie we are going to create a chart object and in the next movie we are going to bring this chapter full circle and incorporate some other Form controls that will take user input to alter the chart's parameters.

First let's create a query that collects the data that we want to use in our chart. I will go to the Create tab and we will use the Query Design view. This will be a pretty simple query we are going to take a charge that takes a look at orders over time, we will use the Orders Table and say Add and then clos...

Adding charts
Video duration: 7m 9s 3h 7m Intermediate

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Adding charts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Adam Wilbert as part of the Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth

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Business
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Access
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