Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining the column headers, part of Access 2010: Queries.
When creating queries using calculated or filtered records, it's always a good…idea to properly document your workflow so that your results will be easily…understood by other users.…One way to do this is to rename the field headers in your queries to give them a…more meaningful and accurate name.…Let's go ahead and build a query that will demonstrate this.…We'll go up to the Create tab and in the Queries section click on Query Design.…We'll add our Products table by double- clicking and then we can say Close Show Table.…I'm going to go ahead and open this up and let's add a bunch of fields from…our table to our query.…
I'll double-click on ProductName, Ounces, Cost, Price, MarkupDollars and MarkupPercent.…Now these field names come directly from the table headers.…ProductName, Ounces, Cost, Price, MarkupDollars, MarkupPercent.…You will notice that they are written with no spaces and they are not exactly in…the most human-readable format.…We can change that by using a field alias and it works like this.…
- 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
Creating a combo box4m 30s
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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