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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Using Criteria to Focus Query Results

It’s likely you won’t want your query to find every record in a table—if you did, you could just open the table and not bother with the query! To limit the records a query locates, such as only finding customers in Germany, you can add criteria to the fields in the Query design grid.

Set Query Criteria

  1. Open a query in Design view.

  2. Click the Criteria cell for the field to which the criterion will be applied.

  3. Click ...

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