Overview of How to Create Charts in Access You can create charts in Access in two different ways if using Access 2019 or Access for Microsoft 365. You can insert new modern charts into your reports in Access or use the older Microsoft Graph chart controls. These are still available for backward-compatibility in Access
Overview of Modern Charts in Access You can insert a modern chart in Access 2019 or 365 into a report in Access. All charts in Access are inserted as a report control. Unlike other report controls, chart controls use their own data source to chart the data. Therefore, you can insert it into a
Overview of SQL View in Access SQL view in Access lets you see the SQL code of Access queries. When you are visually creating the query in the query design view in Access, what you are really doing is visually constructing SQL code. SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL is a multi-platform language
Overview of Wildcard Characters in Access Wildcard characters in Access add flexibility to query criteria. Wildcard characters in Access represent unknown values. The asterisk “*” and the question mark “?” are the two main wildcard characters in Access you need to know. The asterisk represents multiple unknown characters. For example, the criteria “N*” would
Overview of the ORDER BY Clause in SQL This blog post shows you how to use the ORDER BY clause in SQL to sort the result set of a query. When viewing the result set of a SELECT statement in SQL, the records appear in the order that they were selected from the table.
Overview of Sorting a Query in Access You can sort a query in Access by any field within the QBE grid when viewing the query in design view. To sort a query in Access when in design view, click into the “Sort” row of the field in the QBE grid by which to sort
Overview of Creating Input Masks in Access You can create input masks in Access for table fields to dictate a pattern to use for data entry in the fields. You can manually create input masks for most text, date, and number data type fields in Access, except the “Long Text” data type. Access also
Overview of Selecting Controls in Access When placing controls into forms and reports in design view, you often need to select the controls. In this lesson, you will look at the ways that you can select controls in Access. To select a control in Access, click the control you want to select. When