"Blank" queries provide a connection to a set of tables that can be used to build your own queries. To use a blank query, save a copy of the blank query provided in your user folder. Use the copy as the starting point for your own query development.
To save a blank query to your personal user folder:
Creating reports from scratch can present a challenge due to the amount of tables available and the structure (such as effective dated entries) within the tables. As a result, please check the existing prebuilt reports before starting a report from scratch. A majority of times the existing prebuilts can be tweaked to meet your reporting needs.