Sometimes, you want to use a query as a starting point for another query in your database.
Right-click the query in the Navigation Pane, and click Copy.
Paste it into the Navigation Pane.
When you do this, Access will prompt you for a new name for the query.
You can also copy a query from one Access database to another.
Open the "target" database in Access.
Start a new "instance" of Access by clicking the Access icon on the Windows Start menu or from a shortcut.
Select the query in the Navigation Pane in the first database and drag it to the other Access window.
Want to copy a table, form, report, or other object? You can do the same thing; just drag and drop.
Note: Starting Access again means your computer is running Access in two places at once (two "instances"), which lets you have two databases open at the same time — notice that if you have only one instance of Access running, the current database closes when you open another database.