In this movie, Adam will demonstrate the use of the built in Query Wizard to create a basic Select Query. The query wizard presents a standard interface to select tables and fields to pull together, and allows basic statistical aggregation and sorting, depending on the data type of the chosen table fields.
- [Voiceover] As with many of the objects…and controls you'll encounter in Access,…one of the easiest ways to construct a basic query…is to use the Simple Query Wizard.…The wizard will present a series of options…to guide us through the creation process…and will provide us with a good base…that we can go back and tweak…using all the tools in the full design environment later.…When constructing a query,…whether you're using the query wizard or the design view,…it's critical that we start with a clear…and specific question that we want to answer.…So before jumping in with a vague idea…of the kind of information that you're looking for,…make sure that you can succinctly…verbalize the question that you're going to ask.…
The more you can visualize the question beforehand…and think about all the pieces that you'll need to gather…in order to get the right answer,…the easier the build process will be.…In this movie, we're going to use the wizard…to walk us through the steps to create a query…which will answer the question,…
- Creating a query with the wizard
- Defining query criteria
- Using comparison and wildcards in criteria
- Working with joins
- Creating parameter queries
- Using the built-in functions in Access
- Summarizing data
- Aggregating records with totals
- Working with dates
- Creating alternative queries: unmatched, crosstab, and more
- Writing queries with SQL
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Access Queries
2. Creating Simple Select Queries
3. Creating Parameter Queries
4. Use the Built-In Functions
5. Aggregating Records with a Totals Query
6. Working with Dates in Queries
7. Understanding Program Flow Functions
8. Alternative Query Types
9. Writing Queries with Structured Query Language
Explore the basics of SQL5m 59s
10. Useful Query Tricks
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