Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the query, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…The next step in creating a reporting tool is to construct the query.…Now, I've currently got the Sales By Division…form open that we created in the last movie.…Here we have selection points where we can choose a…division and year, and then a comparison division and year.…Let's go ahead and build the query that's going to handle these inputs.…I'm going to start by going to the create…tab and choosing a new query in design view.…Let's go ahead and add a few tables to our query.…First, we're going to add the Orders table.…This is where all of our order data is stored.…Then I'm going to add the customers table and the states table.…So I can figure out what state each order placed from.…
And I'm also going to add the Products table in.…That'll allow me to get the price, or the total, of how much each order cost.…So those are the four tables that I'm going to add to the query.…Let's go ahead and close the Show Table window.…Let's start adding in the fields that are going to show up in our query.…In our comparison tool, we need to know what year the order was placed.…
- Creating a kiosk experience
- Hiding the ribbon
- Creating cascading combo boxes
- Working with hidden objects
- Creating a separate back end
- Building a dynamic reporting tool
- Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
- Distributing your application
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating a Start-up Experience
2. Creating Cascading Combo Boxes
3. Working with Hidden Objects
4. Working with Split Databases
Creating a back end3m 44s
5. Creating a Dynamic Reporting Tool
6. Aiding the End User
7. Writing Custom Functions in Visual Basic
8. Distributing Your Application
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