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Query

1. The words an Internet search engine attempts to find on the web. A query may be for any of the words searched, all of the words, or even an exact phrase.

2. More broadly, a question.
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Create a query using the Copy of Direct Materials Budget table and Duplicate Items query as the data sources.
1 or higher to use query cache and then to see if query cache is enabled (http://www.
Query reformulation is an interactive process of query modification to help users meet their information needs.
Both the classification scheme and the fuzzy-related thesaurus based query refinement are based on an unsupervised neural network, the Self-Organising Map (SOM) [6].
Select the information you want in the Query Wizard--Choose Columns dialog box by scrolling down the Available To help readers follow the instructions in this article, we use two different typefaces: Boldface type is used to identify the names of icons, agendas and URLs.
However, a sizable percentage of users did go on to either modify their original query or view subsequent results.
Excite does have one drawback: You can conduct an advanced search only after you've initiated a primary query.
FIST has a powerful interactive query capability allowing access to all aspects of FIST extracted by any combination of fields and sequence locally printable and downloadable in most formats.
The Impromptu Web Query modeler can create data models directly from relational sources, or it can leverage the business logic and data models created by Cognos Impromptu, the award- winning report and query authoring product for enterprise reporting applications.
In short, the Quick Query system provides patrol officers with the necessary means to not only record but also to analyze crime on their beats.
The total number of queries represents more than one query for every physician and dentist in the nation and indicates active participation on the part of hospitals.
W3C's XSL Working Group and XML Query Working Group, who created these specifications, have addressed thousands of comments from implementers and the interested public to ensure that the specifications meet the needs of diverse communities.