VBA - working with data videos | Excel VBA Part 58.7 - SQL for Excel Files - Basic Calculated Columns

Posted by Andrew Gould on 26 May 2021

This video explains the basics of adding calculations to an SQL query for Excel. You'll learn how to add columns to the Select list and assign aliases to them. You'll learn the basic arithmetic operators, what BODMAS and PEDMAS are and how to control the order of evaluation in a complex expression. You'll see how to add calculations to the Where and Order By clauses. You'll learn two different ways to divide numbers and how to use the Mod operator to return the remainder. You'll learn the basics of concatenating values and see what happens when your expressions generate an error. You'll also learn some basic ways to format the results of your expressions using functions such as Round and Format.

This video has the following accompanying files:

File name Type Description
Basic Calculated Columns.xlsm Excel workbook with macros The query code
Movies.xlsx Excel workbook The source data

Click to download a zipped copy of the above files.

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