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Designing Data Retrieval and Manipulation

The Microsoft® Visual Database Tools Query and View Designer can help you create and maintain the data retrieval and data manipulation portions of your application.

For more information about designing the data retrieval and manipulation portions of an application, see Database Queries and Visual Database Tools.

In This Section

Designing Queries
Specific steps of query design.
Working with Views
Creating views and indexed views.
Manipulating Data
Use the Query and View Designer to modify data.

Related Sections

Overview of Visual Database Tools
What's new in Visual Database Tools and how the tools interact with your database.
Database Development and Visual Database Tools
Overview of the tools included and how to manage large database projects.
Database Queries and Visual Database Tools
Understanding how to use queries and views of your data in Visual Database Tools.
Developing Database Structure
Detailed steps for designing and maintaining database structure through tables, columns, keys, indexes, stored procedures, and more.
General reference topics covering queries, operators, search conditions, and specific DBMS requirements, user interface reference topics, and error message topics.