Chapter 15

Number Crunching with the Total Row


check Doing more with the Total row

check Uncovering the Total row in your query grid

check Organizing with Group By

check Summing your results

check Counting everything at one time

Ever need to know how many orders were placed in the past month? Or total donations for last year? How about the top ten best-selling products for the current year? If you answered yes to any of these questions (or have similar questions that need answering), then this chapter is for you. Here I discuss the fabulous Total row. The Total row does it all for your data! Well, actually, it summarizes your data via the select query. (If you don’t know what a select query is or how to create one, I suggest you go back and read Chapter 13 before beginning the material in this chapter.)

Say Hello to the Total Row

In Chapter 13, I show you how simple select queries can fetch data, such as a list of volunteers who reside in California or all the details of tofu sales. The Total ...

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