Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating backups, part of Access 2010: Queries.
There are four additional types of queries within Access collectively…called action queries.…We'll take a look at them over the next few movies starting with the Update query.…Action queries differ from everything else that we've worked on so far in one key area.…They actually modify your data tables.…In case it's not clear, all of the queries that we run up to now simply…present your data, rearranged and reformatted, in temporary tables called Record Sets.…All of the actual data tables within your database remained unchanged.…
Action queries will completely throw that behavior out the window.…They will permanently modify your data. This can be really powerful when used…appropriately or it can make a really big mess real fast.…So before we jump in, I want to you take a moment to really let that sink in and…I also want to walk you through the steps that are critically important in…making a backup of your database.…We'll go up to the File tab and select Save and Publish.…Under the Save Database As, we'll choose Back Up Database.…
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating Queries in Access
2. Creating Simple Select Queries
3. Creating Parameter Queries
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4. Applying Aggregate Calculations (aka Totals Queries)
5. Working with Dates in Queries
6. Understanding Conditional Statements
7. Linking It All Together
8. Alternative Query Types
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