Glossary

action query

A type of query that updates or makes changes to multiple records in one operation.

Active Server Pages (ASP)

Pages stored on a server that generate different views of the data in response to choices users make on a Web page. A function that groups and performs calculations on multiple fields.

aggregate function

A function that groups and performs calculations on multiple fields.

append query

A query that adds a group of records from one or more tables to the end of one or more tables.

arithmetic operator

An operator that performs an arithmetic operation: + (addition), - (subtraction), * (multiplication), or / (division).

ASCII

Acronym for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a coding scheme for text characters developed ...

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