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Chapter 6. Locating Specific Information... > Updating Records with a Query - Pg. 195

Locating Specific Information Using a Query 195 Updating Records with a Query An update query allows you to make changes to a set of records that match your query's criteria. For example, if you want to increase the unit price of board games in a toy product table by $3, you can construct a query that will locate those records and update them to the new value. Make sure you preview the changes to the records before you run the query, because once the records are changed you can't easily change them back. Create a Query to Update Records 1. Display a new query in Query Design view. Add the fields or fields you intend to update and any fields that you want to use for the selection criteria.