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MS Access is a highly flexible, robust, and reliable database program. Microsoft Access is the leading relational database management system in the world. We are a Microsoft Access developer company creating database applications for your business.

SQL Server

SQL Server is an enterprise relational database management system from Microsoft. We use SQL Server as the database server for data storage and data retrieval to and from Microsoft Access as well as other software applications, like ASP.NET and Azure.


Microsoft's application framework for web development produces dynamic web pages. ASP.NET provides web programmers with a platform for building dynamic web sites, web applications (web apps), and web services that require a web solution.

Microsoft Azure

MS Azure is Microsoft's cloud computing service. It is used for development, testing and deployment as well as managing software applications through a global network data centers managed by Microsoft. Azure now features SQL Server called Azure SQL.

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The Best Microsoft Access Database Solutions owner, consultant, and principal programmer is Alison Balter - a recognized expert Microsoft Access consultant. Alison is the author of 15 Microsoft Access training books and videos. She is a frequent guest speaker at MS Access conferences and has developed hundreds of applications for businesses of all types.

We know your business data is important; we listen to your concerns, ask questions, and gather information from all stake holders. We discuss your needs and requirements for your database. We find out what you want, why you need various features so we can obtain as much information as possible. Once we have the information we need, we work with you to design the proper database architecture, plus the dashboards, the questions (queries), forms, and reports you need for an excellent database system.

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Your data is important to your business and you need both to enter and retrieve data rapidly. The data stored in your company's database must be clean, secure, and allow for maximum usage. Our Microsoft Access developer team will create your Microsoft Access database for optimum efficiency with all the features you need. After we program your MS Access and SQL Server database you will have the capacity to manipulate your data so you get the information you need for every day activities and for making critical business decisions.

We also create websites designed for speed to display your data accurately, using ASP.NET technology. Fast, secure, and robust, our ASP.NET web sites and web applications give you true business tool for finding and displaying information dynamically on the web.

Example Projects

Corporate Database

Microsoft Access front-end and SQL Server back-end database

Access Forms Development

Access data entry form connecting to SQL Server back-end database

Accounting Company

ASP.NET website with SQL Server back-end database

Corporate Reports

MS Access Report created with SQL Server database

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Sheldon Bloch, Oil and Gas Company

Alison from MS Access Solutions has provided both training and mentoring services to us over the past several years. Our developers use Alison Balter's books on programming with Microsoft Access as a desk reference. They have provided our staff members with much-needed training in Visual Basic, client/server development, SQL Server, and Microsoft Access. This has helped us to ensure that our employees can properly keep up with the ever-changing technologies. MS Access Solutions has also provided our staff with mentoring on an as-needed basis, providing expertise that helped our in-house programmers to overcome various hurdles. More Reviews
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Alison Balter at MS Access Solutions developed the application that helps us to properly service all of our members. This program handles billing, payments, tracking of jobs worked, available list, and other important data about our members. The system automates many tasks that were previously performed manually, allowing our employees to more cost-effectively use their time. This client/server system is used by employees in our Orlando FL and New York offices. MS Access Solutions and their staff worked with us to develop the necessary specifications and design documents, and then programmed, tested, and implemented the application throughout our organization. More Reviews

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Building Parameter Queries When You Don’t Know the Criteria at Design Time

You, or your application’s users, might not always know the parameters for query output when designing the query. Parameter queries let you specify different criteria at runtime so that you don’t have to modify the query each time you want to change the criteria.

For example, say you have a query, like the one shown in Figure 4.36, for which you want users to specify the date range of the data they want to view each time they run the query. The following clause has been entered as the criterion for the Order Date field:

Between [Enter Starting Date] And [Enter Ending Date]

This criterion causes two dialog boxes to appear when the user runs the query. The first one, shown in Figure 4.37, prompts the user with the criterion text in the first set of brackets (refer to Figure 4.36). The text the user types is substituted for the bracketed text. A second dialog box appears, prompting the user for whatever is in the second set of brackets. The user’s response is used as the criterion for that query.

Add a parameter to the query qryCustomerOrderSummary so that you can view only Total Price summaries within a specific range. Go to the criteria for Total Price and type Between [Please Enter Starting Value] and [Please Enter Ending Value]. This allows you to view all the records in which the total price is within a specific range. The bracketed text is replaced by actual values when the user runs the query. Click OK and run the query. You’re then prompted to enter both a starting and an ending value.

To make sure Access understands what type of data should be placed in these parameters, you must define the parameters. Do this by selecting Parameters from the Query menu to open the Query Parameters window. Another way to display the Query Parameters window is to right-click a gray area in the top half of the query design grid; then select Parameters from the ribbon while on the Design tab.

The text that appears within the brackets for each parameter must be entered in the Parameter field of the Query Parameters dialog box. The type of data in the brackets must be defined in the Data Type column. Figure 4.38 shows an example of a completed Query Parameters dialog box.

You can easily create parameters for as many fields as you want, and you add parameters just as you would add more criteria. For example, the query shown in Figure 4.39 has parameters for the Job Title, City, and Country/Region fields in the Employees table from the Northwind database. Notice that all the criteria are on one line of the query design grid, which means that all the parameters entered must be satisfied for the records to appear in the output. The criterion for the title is [Please Enter a Job Title]. This means that the records in the result must match the title entered when the query is run. The criterion for the City field is [Please Enter a City]. Only records with a city matching the city entered will appear in the result when the query is run. Finally, the criterion for the Country/Region field is [Please Enter a Country or Region]. This means that only records with the country or region entered when the query is run will appear in the output.

This material orginally appeared in Alison Balter's book Mastering Microsoft Office Access 2007 Development. Reprinted here by author's permission.

When you need a Microsoft Access programmer for your Orlando FL business, phone call MS Access Solutions at (323) 285-0939. We have over 25 years experience in Microsoft Access programmer solutions. We create Access database applications for all sectors, consisting of hospitals, government companies, the U.S. military, universities, agriculture, workers services, and insurance provider. We can take care of the most advanced as well as complicated Access and also SQL Server database programming for your business as well as smaller projects, like fixing damaged Access database forms, MS Access reports, Access macros, and VBA code.

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