Advanced Access / English / Recall / RetrieVe / UniQuery Focus on Dictionaries
Feeling restricted by the current dictionaries in your data files?
Overwhelmed by the magnitude of what you've found?
Puzzled by correlatives and conversions or I-descriptors?
Do you need to understand the sometimes cryptic code within your existing dictionaries?
Need to combine data from multiple files into one report?
Then, this is the class for you!
What you will accomplish:
Create dictionary items. Understand the appropriate use of conversions vs. correlatives.
Understand the difference between items that appear similar, and know the correct item to use for a particular report.
Learn how to customize column headings.
Know what dictionaries should be used when applying selection criteria, which dictionaries should be used when applying calculations.
Determine the appropriate format for output of information.
Develop dictionary words which apply arithmetic/algebraic functions, concatenations, date conversions, time conversions, functions, group extractions and text extractions!
Become comfortable with how functions are applied and understand the pop up stack.
Create dictionary items which translate and retrieve information from files other than the file the report is based upon.
Learn how to apply multiple conversions and correlatives or I-descriptors. Produce reports with 'stacked' information.
In this intense two day seminar, we will review all components of dictionary items. Step by step we will incorporate additional features and functions so that you will have the ability to create your own dictionaries if necessary and so what you will understand your current dictionary items.
Students are encouraged to bring any dictionary items that they have found perplexing, and will be supplied individualized attention to help them understand the processes involved. This course is taught by our company's founder who is considered to be an expert in the creation of dictionary items.
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