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Delete records based on unmatched records query

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I created a unmatched query from two tables. Table A and Table B.  How do I now delete those unmatched records from Table A.
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DELETE *
FROM TableA
WHERE TableA.ID IN (SELECT ID FROM YourUnmatchedQuery)
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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"Typically", ....but not always, you can open a query in design view and simply click one of the "Action Query" buttons to do things like Delete Records, Append Records, Update Records, ...etc

Design-->Query Tools-->Query Type

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