In this movie, Adam takes the lessons from the creation of a criteria collecting form and enhances them through the use of a dropdown menu combo box. The combo box aids the end user in making a valid selection with which to filter a query's recordset. The user's selection is linked into the query's criteria field in order to process the result.
- [Voiceover] In a previous movie, we created this customer…look up form here, that will allow us to enter in a state…name, such as California,…and run the query that will show me all the different…customers that live in the state of California.…Now this functionality can be improved a little bit…because, for instance, if I misssed typlisting,…let's say I added an extra -a to the end of California,…press run query.…The query that returns doesn't show me anything.…This form that we created is not telling me all the states…that are available,…and it's also not helping me spell them.…One of the things that we can do to improve this is to…convert this text box into a combo box.…
There will be essentially a drop down menu of available…selections that we can make a choice from.…Let's go ahead and see how we can do that by…taking this form and switching it into design view.…The first thing that I'm going to do is select this…text box here and just press delete on my keyboard…to get rid of it.…Next, on the design tab of the ribbon,…
- Creating a query with the wizard
- Defining query criteria
- Using comparison and wildcards in criteria
- Working with joins
- Creating parameter queries
- Using the built-in functions in Access
- Summarizing data
- Aggregating records with totals
- Working with dates
- Creating alternative queries: unmatched, crosstab, and more
- Writing queries with SQL
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Access Queries
2. Creating Simple Select Queries
3. Creating Parameter Queries
4. Use the Built-In Functions
5. Aggregating Records with a Totals Query
6. Working with Dates in Queries
7. Understanding Program Flow Functions
8. Alternative Query Types
9. Writing Queries with Structured Query Language
Explore the basics of SQL5m 59s
10. Useful Query Tricks
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