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Access 2019 Bible

By : Michael Alexander
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Access 2019 Bible

By: Michael Alexander

Overview of this book

Access 2019 Bible is your, comprehensive reference to the world's most popular database management tool. With clear guidance toward everything from the basics to the advanced, this go-to reference helps you take advantage of everything Access 2019 has to offer. Whether you're new to Access or getting started with Access 2019, you'll find everything you need to know to create the database solution perfectly tailored to your needs, with expert guidance every step of the way. The companion website features all examples and databases used in the book, plus trial software and a special offer from Database Creations. Start from the beginning for a complete tutorial, or dip in and grab what you need when you need it. Access enables database novices and programmers to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as build powerful, integrable, custom database solutions — but databases can be complex, and difficult to navigate. This book helps you harness the power of the database with a solid understanding of their purpose, construction, and application. From database fundamentals and terminology to XML and Web services, this book has everything you need to maximize Access 2019 and build the database you need.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)
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Part IV
Analyzing Data in Microsoft Access

Now that you know how to organize the data into tables and how to use queries to interact with that data, Part IV highlights the tools and functionalities in Access 2019 that can drive more meaningful data analysis. Indeed, using Access for your data analysis needs can help you streamline your analytical processes, increase your productivity, and analyze the larger data sets.

Chapter 11 covers data transformation, providing examples of how to clean and shape raw data into staging areas. Chapter 12 provides in‐depth instruction on how to create and utilize custom calculations in analysis; this chapter also shows you how to work with dates, using them in simple date calculations. Chapter 13 introduces you to some conditional analysis techniques that allow for the addition of business logic into analytical processes. Chapter 14 explores SQL syntax and some of the SQL‐specific queries that can be leveraged to improve analytics. Chapter...