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Queries and Macros

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Firstly whos CATALYST???

i just want to ask a simple question.............

im a recent Access user........ and have only come across problems relating to Forms, tables and simple reports.

I would like to ask you about Queries and Macros....(ive never used before)


what can you do with Queries and Macros? what are they mainly used for?

Are command buttons similar to Macros? can they do the same job?

thanks
Dec 14 '06 #1
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NeoPa
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CaTaLyST is someone who has come in to help KUB with site administration and development. You can forget about him for now.

A query is a way of getting data from a data source (Generally a table or another query). You can select table fields and also create extra field built upon existing ones. Other options restrict which records are processed; which are shown; various other options also exist.

Macros are shorthand terms for automating various tasks - a bit like a cut-down version of VBA. Not recommended for serious database work.
Dec 15 '06 #2

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