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How to take results from an query and put them into a table

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Hello,

I ran a query and would like the results of the query to into the table....I need to do this each time I run the query
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Question by:Jass Saini
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
ID: 40538142
The syntax for that would be something like

INSERT INTO TableB (Field1, Field2, Field3)
SELECT Field1, Field2, Field3
FROM TableA
WHERE Field1 = 2

All you really need to do is add the INSERT line, with the name of the table you want to append to, and the fields you want to place the output of your query in.  Making sure that the field types in TableB and the query must match (but the field names do not have to).
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by:Phillip Burton
ID: 40538144
Do you mean a new table or an existing table?

Go to Design Mode and

- If the former, click on "Make Table".
- If the latter, click on "Append".

Enter the table name.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 40538153
I'll assume you are running a SELECT query
in design view of your query, change your SELECT query into an APPEND query
select the Destination table from the dropdown in the Append window

select the destination fields in the

Append to: row of the query
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40538193
Here is my query

TRANSFORM Sum(Final_Table.[Total Initial]) AS [SumOfTotal Initial]
SELECT Final_Table.[Org Name], Final_Table.[CostCen], Final_Table.Fund, Final_Table.PEC, Final_Table.BC1Chng1, Final_Table.BC2Chng1
FROM Final_Table
GROUP BY Final_Table.[Org Name], Final_Table.[CostCen], Final_Table.Fund, Final_Table.PEC, Final_Table.BC1Chng1, Final_Table.BC2Chng1
PIVOT Final_Table.[Line Item];

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by:Phillip Burton
ID: 40538206
Do the Make Table or Append in a different query, based on your above query.
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40538210
Rey,

I tried that ...I have 900 records and this is a crosstab and when I change to an append query...it wanted to append 7124 records.  That not what I want.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 40538211
create a new query (DO NOT select any table), go to SQL view

copy the below sql and paste to the new query
select A.* Into NewTable
From
(
TRANSFORM Sum(Final_Table.[Total Initial]) AS [SumOfTotal Initial]
SELECT Final_Table.[Org Name], Final_Table.[CostCen], Final_Table.Fund, Final_Table.PEC, Final_Table.BC1Chng1, Final_Table.BC2Chng1
FROM Final_Table
GROUP BY Final_Table.[Org Name], Final_Table.[CostCen], Final_Table.Fund, Final_Table.PEC, Final_Table.BC1Chng1, Final_Table.BC2Chng1
PIVOT Final_Table.[Line Item]
) As A

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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40538231
I am getting a Syntax error in From clause
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 40538245
if you have saved your crosstab quey, you can use

'create new table

SELECT crosstabquery.* INTO NewTable
FROM  crosstabquery

or
'append to your table
 
INSERT INTO NewTable
SELECT crosstabquery.*
FROM crosstabquery

change  "crosstabquery" with the name of the crosstab query
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40538248
Thanks Rey....I will try that!
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