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How to Create Queries in Access

When you want to retrieve information from a database, the best way to do it is by using a query. Access makes it easy to set up queries to consistently pull the data you want for analysis and reporting. The whole point of a database is to have the ability to retrieve and manipulate the data for analysis and reporting. The query is the database tool that allows you to do just that. When you first start to learn about queries, it is best to start with a simple query that will give you basic...

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Access Relationships – What They Are and How to Create Them

To get your Access tables working properly, you have to establish the right relationships. When done correctly, you will be able to draw related data from multiple tables so that you can create reports and conduct data analysis. Microsoft Access gives users the necessary tools to create and maintain relational databases. To create the database, you have to create relationships between the different components. Perhaps the most obvious is the relationship between the tables. As one of the...

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How to Import Data into Your Access

Data entry is often automated through the process of importing data. This is a far simpler and more efficient way of adding large amounts of data into your system with the fewest number of errors. While it is nearly a guarantee that some manual entry will be required, as often as not, you will be able to automate the process. As an increasing number of records and data arrive through online forms and automated responses, you will quickly find that importing the data is not only simpler, but...

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