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Access Queries: Date Criteria May Not Always Work with MS Access Query

Learning about ms access query  is the key to a good database management system as it is the heart of any database application. There are many ways and questions to ask a database using queries and mastering the special conventions and criteria will pay dividend and avoid silly mistakes, illogical record set results and even errors. One of the more commonly used criteria and prone to errors (if misunderstood) is the date/time data type and it’s conventions. Take a look […]

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How To Create An Access Query: The Simple Steps (Part 2) ?

Microsoft Access 2007

In part 1, I explained the worklfow and planning on how to create an Access query by taking a pen and paper exercise to create that checklist. In this second part, I’m going to quickly step you through the essentials. As a reminder, here’s the pseudo statement that started the process to list your tables, fields and other key attributes including criteria and sorting: Show a list of order transactions for the first quarter of 2011 of all customers based […]

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How To Create An Access Query: The Simple Steps (Part 1) ?

Microsoft Access Database

In this post, I’m going to talk about the planning of how to create an Access query, which is the step prior to using Microsoft Access itself (that’s in part 2). The Access query is an important object to your database as it will serve you in your final reports, maintain data integrities and control workflows with code. How To Create An Access Query: The Simple Steps (Part 1) Here are my steps to planning and create an Access query […]

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