Running Database Queries

In Access XP running database queries may seem confusing at first. This free lesson offers step-by-step instructions.

Creating a multi-table query

  • Select the next tables or query from the Tables/Queries drop-down list and pick the fields in that table in which you would like to perform the query.

    Selected Fields
  • Type a name for the query (e.g., Contacts by Contact Type) in the What title do you want for your query? field.

    Name the Query
  • Click Finish to run the query.

    Results of the Query