Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating update queries, part of Access 2010: Queries.
The Update query is one of four action queries in Access.…Using it we can create a selection of our records that all require a specific…update or modification to the data and then update all of those records…throughout our entire database.…The Update query will not only breeze through the task,…it'll prevent any data entry errors that typically crop up when manually…modifying large amounts of records.…Before we begin, if you haven't already done so, please take a moment and review…the previous movie on creating a backup of your database.…We can begin our Update query by going to the Create tab and we'll create a new…query in Design view.…
Let's suppose that all the employees in our Human Resources department are…getting relocated to the new corporate office in Dallas, Texas.…We want to go through our database and find all of the employees in the Human…Resources department.…Then we want to change their city and state to Dallas and Texas.…So first we'll create a Select query to identify which records will be modified.…
- 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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