Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding parameter queries, part of Access 2010: Queries.
So far, we've seen lots of ways that you the query designer can control the…records displayed in the query data sheet.…But what if we wanted to setup a framework and allow the end user of our query…to supply some of the input?…For instance, what if we have a question that asks which employees live in the…state of blank or blank is supplied by the end user at runtime?…Access allows us to answer these kinds of questions with a parameter query.…A parameter query allows you to create a query framework that will request some…little bit of additional information every time it's viewed.…This saves you from creating a separate query for each and every possible…question that you or your end users might have.…
Let's go into Access and we will create a query that answers this specific question.…We will go up to the Create tab and we'll create a new query in Design view.…Now, we are interested in finding out information about our employees and the…states they are from.…So we will take the Employees table, double-click on it, and the States table,…
- 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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