Access - Using action queries

Understand the distinction between Selection and Action requests, define the possibilities offered by Action queries and design and execute an Action Query.
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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Regular price: $360
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Course outline

Duration : 1 day

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AudienceAny data base user or manager


Windows - User or equivalent

Following training: Access - Data structuring and normalization


  • Understand the distinction between Selection and Action requests
  • Able to define globally the possibilities offered by Action queries
  • Able to design and execute an Action query

Teaching method

Presentations - Demonstrations - Guided and Individual Exercises


Chapter 1 - Setting up a Query

  • Create and run a parameterized Query

Chapter 2 - Manipulating records with Action Queries

  • Create a Query Add
  • Use the Delete query
  • Make a Create a Table Query
  • Make an Update Query

Chapter 3 - Customizing the Database

  • Create groups of objects
  • Define operating options
  • Perform automatic correction of object names

Chapter 4 - Automating Object Management

  • Create a macro and discover the macro editor
  • Differentiate between command macros and built-in macros
  • Execute a macro
  • Associate a macro with a command button
  • Open and close a form with a macro
  • Associate the macro with a trigger event

Chapter 5 - Automating Printing

  • Print specific records
  • Attach the print macro to the right event

Chapter 6 - Interacting with the User

  • Use message boxes
  • Use conditional macros

Chapter 7 - Automating the Search

  • Filter records
  • Perform a search

Chapter 8 - Using Table Events

  • Choose the appropriate table event
  • Create a table event
  • Delete a table event

Chapter 9 - Defining Startup Options

  • Access the configuration options
  • Create a main menu
  • Use the AutoExec macro

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