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Chapter 18. Working with Your Data  > Creating and Using Queries

Creating and Using Queries

The word “query” is one of those fancy-sounding words for something really simple. A query is a question. When you query an Access database, you ask it a question, such as:

  • How many salespeople in Oregon sold more than 1,200 books last March?

  • Which of our regional offices works the longest hours?

  • How many students took advantage of our online courses last semester? And which classes were most popular?


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