Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating flexible queries with parameter requests, part of Office 365: Access Essential Training.
- Sometimes you'll want to create a query framwork…that answers many variations on the same question.…Instead of hard coding your queries…to use the exact same criteria every time they're run,…you can instead ask the user when it's run…for the criteria then.…This is called a parameter request…and they're another very useful tool to have…when building out your databases.…Let's start by creating a very simple query…here in the Designer,…and I'm going to pull in data from our Guests table.…Let's go ahead and close the Show Table window…and I'm going to pull down the FirstName…and LastName field, and also the Country…just by double-clicking on each of these here.…
Now we've seen how we can specify a criteria…that looks for a specific value.…So for instance, if I come down here into Country…and type in France here,…and if I were to run it,…we can see that there are a total…of five guests that come from France.…Let's go ahead and switch back into Design View.…Now if we were to save this query,…every time it's run it's always going…
The course also shows you how to build queries and action queries, create and design forms, use macros, integrate Access with the rest of the Office 365 suite, and maintain your databases over time.
- Creating a new database
- Creating tables and new data types
- Importing and entering data
- Setting up relationships and primary keys
- Adding validation rules
- Sorting and filtering table data
- Building queries
- Designing forms
- Creating reports
- Attaching macros to buttons and tables
- Working with Excel and Outlook data
- Maintaining an Access database
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Creating Tables
3. Setting Field Properties
4. Organizing Records
5. Using Queries
6. Working with Specialty Queries
7. Creating Forms
8. Designing Forms
9. Creating Reports
10. Working with Macros
11. Integrating Access with the Office Suite
12. Maintaining the Database
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