Retrieving and displaying specific records with a select query is indeed a fundamental task when analyzing data in Access. However, it's just a small portion of what makes up data analysis. The scope of data analysis is broad and includes grouping and comparing data, updating and deleting data, performing calculations on data, and shaping and reporting data. Access has built‐in tools and functionalities designed specifically to handle each of these tasks.
In this chapter, we give you an in‐depth look at the various tools available to you in Access and how they can help you go beyond select queries.
An aggregate query, sometimes referred to as a group...