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Microsoft Access Database Tutorial – Selecting Unique And Distinct Values In A Query


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There are many different types and ways to run queries that your Microsoft Access database application provides and one useful ms access query is where you can create a distinct or unique value list from duplicate or repeating values from other records. Check out this 4 minute video tutorial which clearly explains two ways to create a unique value query report. As the video shows, you can use either the property sheet to select unique value or the SQL statement approach […]

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Microsoft Access Queries: Difference Between The Where Clause And the Having Clause


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Within the framework of using Ms Access queries, the HAVING clause can only be used with the GROUP BY type SQL statement which is also referred as the Groups and Totals query. The HAVING keyword when not used with the GROUP BY statement acts as a standard WHERE clause. The HAVING clause specifies a condition that is similar to the purpose of a WHERE clause when  applying criteria but the two clauses are not interchangeable. The key difference between these two keywords is […]

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How To Create A Running Totals Query In Microsoft Access


If you wanted to calculate a running sum (or a cumulative total) for a report; this is simply set by using the correct ‘Running Sum‘ property for a selected control like a numeric bound field (text box) and all you need to do is decide whether this will be over a group or the whole report. However, this doesn’t exist in a query and to mimic the report feature to recreate running totals query in Microsoft Access, you will need to […]

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Microsoft Access Queries – How Many Types Do You Know And Use In Your Access Database?


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You use Microsoft Access query to view, change, and analyse data in different ways. You can also use them as a source of records for your forms, reports, and other output views. So, how many do you know? How many have actually used? Get Microsoft Access queries to ask questions of your database. The more you ask the more answers you get! To me, it’s the heart of any database application and without them there’s no life so take the time […]

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MS Access Queries: How To Add An Ad-Hoc Linked Table To Your Query


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How well do you know MS Access queries? Here’s another way you can communicate with a table that does not reside within the same database without the need to officially link a table using either the Linked table manager tool or via the Linked table method. Some have said this is Microsoft Access queries on steroids! I think MS Access database is generally on steroids in any event especially when users want to know the difference between this powerful application […]

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MS Access Queries: The Cartesian Product Effect – Working With Non Table Joins in Access


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If you ask an Access database developer what are the key strengths to this application and why don’t they use Microsoft Excel instead, you will probably hear at least two things. The first being MS Access queries and how flexible it is to ask questions of your data and the second would be how easy it is to take advantage of RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) or in other words, joining tables together. In this post, I want to focus […]

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