4. MICROSOFT ACCESS QUERIES
Next, we build a query that displays a subset of the columns of a table. Suppose we need to produce a listing of call numbers and titles. Proceed as in the previous example so that the Book table is shown in the Relationships area. Now, double-click the callNo and title fields:
The definition of the query is now complete. The grid area indicates the fields involved, and both fields will be displayed because each has a check mark on the Show line. Only fields checked on the Show line are displayed in the results. Running this query produces 2 columns:
Save the query. A projection query, because it displays a subset of the fields in the table, is said to produce a vertical slice of the table.