Microsoft Access is a relational database management system that is part of the Microsoft Office suite.

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Microsoft Access Export to Excel

I have an Excel spreadsheet that is filled with a ton of data which is organized by column (a column for names, a column for occupation etc.). I have recently moved all of this data into Microsoft ...
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Any reason not to add 'rowversion' column?

The TechNet article, "Optimizing Microsoft Office Access Applications Linked to SQL Server", recommends adding a rowversion column to SQL Server tables linked from MS Access. From the Supporting ...
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Why are some of my migrated tables showing “The given key was not present in the dictionary” in WebMatrix's interface?

I'm having an issue while using the SQL Server Migration tool to convert Access accdbs into SQL Server 2014 Express. I am converting the tables using SQL Server Migration Tool and I have a connection ...
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Basic Access database help [on hold]

I am trying to create a basic database using access but I'm just learning at the minute. I have a text file which contains, customer account code (contains duplicates), customer address type, ...
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Removing Replication from MS Access mdb file using External Data->Access, is anything lost?

The new version of MS-Access 365 does not support replication as evidenced by the following error message: "The current version of Microsoft Access does not support replicated databases. To use ...
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Part of query is not properly performing in access design view(2010)?

So, I have been trying to figure out why this query is not running in the design view properly. I am trying to create a list of IDs of individuals who have an invoice(Gift table) between 1/1/2014, but ...
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Auto increment form field

I am working with a database, with some forms. What I am trying to do is an auto increment field in my form. For example ID -- every time when I type some new record, this field ID should increment ...
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Best design for a tree-like structure database

I'm designing a database in MS Access which is used for tracking the locations of a variety of chemical solutions, made in batches. Each batch can be split (aliquoted) practically indefinitely. That ...
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Trying to design database for eSports Teams - Issue with dependencies

I am trying to design a database in Access for an eSport league (specifically League of Legends North America). I will post what I have and then explain my issue. My issue comes when I try to ...
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Adding two columns results in concatenation instead of addition

I need help using addition. When I do it populates using the concatenate function. I used the following in my access database Total: [ANTI TERROR]+[Records] and instead of returning 1 + 1 = 2 it ...
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Alter schema of Access 2013 database with linked table

I'm trying to change the schema of an Access 2013 table. I want to lengthen some of the text fields. When I change the schema and try to save I get dialog with Operation is not supported for this type ...
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Access 2010 ODBC Connection to SQL Server 2005

I'm trying to code an ODBC connection to SQL Server in Access 2010 and hoping someone can help me, as I've lost the plot. This is my code, it simply accesses one SQL Server database/table and insert ...
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Access Data stored in SQL Server

I'm currently working on a project to convert our Access Apps to store the table data in SQL Server. Using SSMA to migrate the data results in the foreign keys and Look-ups work as expected in ...
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How to prevent #Error values derived from Nulls in an outer join

Suppose I have two tables to outer join Tab1: ID Nam 1 Joe 2 Moe 3 Flo Tab2: ID Val y w 1 stuff 66 33 2 duff 67 44 and one of the resulting columns is derived -- i.e., ...
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Problem forming a query with subqueries in design view? (MS Access 2010)?

I just started a new job as a dbase admin intern, and due to the database being very large, it is better to do queries in design view, rather than hardcoding the sql. That being said, I cant seem to ...
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Joining two database tables into one

I have a database with two tables. Each table has different structure but they do share few common fields. Simplified example: Table1 field structure: Field1, Field2, Field3, Field4 Table2 field ...
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Accessing Unidata DB over Access 2003 through ODBC driver

My apologies if it sounds like gibberish, I work extensively with MS SQL and not much else. I have an Access SQL query that selects data in a linked table in Access 2003. That table is linked using ...
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Rounding mixed data types

I have a column with a mixture of letters and numbers, and I need to round only the cells that contain numbers using SQL. I currently have my data saved as strings only, and when I try to use a round ...
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When to use tags vs binary fields in a constituent management system?

I have a table of Constituents and I want to track yes or no qualities like: are they a teacher? are they an elected official? are they philanthropists? There will be less than a dozen of these ...
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Cannot access MS Access DB with non-Admin users

I have created several users in a MS Access database using "User-Level Security Wizard" in Access 2013. The problem: I am only able to log in with users belonging to Admins group. Other users ...
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PostgreSQL ODBC and Microsoft Access date/time in aggregate functions

I am trying to replace our MS Access 2003 databases with PostgreSQL 9.3. The first step is to use our MS Access front end to the upsized databases in PostgreSQL. Everything seems to work very well ...
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How to set user-level security in 2007+ MS Access?

I've read this MS info which should cover my problem. There are quite clear steps: Open the .mdb or .mde file that you want to help protect. On the Database Tools tab, in the Administer ...
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Trouble updating row in access

Here is what my table currently looks like. The two blue and pink lines indicate repeating OpIDs I used INSERT INTO to pull data from the Wednesday table into the Weekly table but that doesn't ...
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ORA-01461 in a msaccess linked table

In an Oracle 11 database I have a table that all fields are varchar2. This table is linked in an access database, and when I try to do an insert from a data aggregate query, it throws the error ‘can ...
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What is a .cof file that the database is linked to?

I am on working on creating a script that de-link and re-links all the linked tables from the front-end. I'm working on an exisiting database that has been created and pre-configured. When I click ...
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Access form remove all fields with new table adds

this is a very basic question that drove me crazy for the past few hours. I have a database (attached) in the "Events" form I'm trying to add "Resource Name" from "Resource". Both "Resource" table and ...
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Most effective way to manage a growing list of time series data in an MS Access database

I am building a database to store time series data along with some other summary statistics. Since this is a local application I do not have access to more robust database solutions and am confined to ...
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Multiple images but one user

Hello i am trying to build a small website. I have a database(MS Access) with two tables images and user Images has userID and filename. User has email password etc.. A user can upload multiple ...
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How to get the equivalent of array or string GROUP BY aggregate functions in Access?

From SQL Aggregate Functions (Office 2007) there are only these GROUP BY aggregate functions in Access SQL: Count(), Sum(), Avg(), First(), Last(), Min(), Max(), StDev(), StDevP(), Var(), VarP() ...
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How do I modify an access query to select a row based on one column when other column information is not distinct?

I have three main tables in Access 2007 that I query to get the Class, Skills, and Students. Mutliple other tables are included in the query to pull other information. If a person learned the same ...
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MS Access: adding column if not exist (or try/catch it)

this is an easy question, but I can't find out the solution... I have to check if a column exists and add it if the test is negative. How can I do with only sql code? This is the syntax for SQL ...
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Is there a way to turn off the field properties caption in MS Access 2007?

When you're in design view of a linked table that you can't redesign, and the linked table in it's field properties has a Caption set, is there a way to turn that off in the queries? And if so how do ...
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Wrong data type while using linked tables in MS Access

I have a SQL server database which needs to be linked to MS Access forms. I have a table with one column as both Identity and is a also a primary key and is big int But after linking the table , if ...
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Access 2010 delete and append queries run partially then give “Read Only” error

I have a number of append and delete queries written in Access 2010 that link to and modify tables on our SharePoint 2010 site. These queries have run without problem for months, but suddenly they've ...
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Why is my Make Table query pasting 0 rows?

I have 3 tables that I am trying to merge into 1 table using a make table query. They have thousands of rows of information. They all have multiple columns, but the first column on each will contain ...
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Add user level permissions to MS Access by using a MySQL backend

I have a large Ms Access 2013 .accdb application which runs a lot of VBA code, with almost 60 users. I developed a user level permissions mechanism using vba but now plan to migrate the back-end to ...
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How to define destination for an append query Microsoft Access

I'm trying to append two tables in MS Access at the moment. This is my SQL View of my Query at the moment: INSERT INTO MainTable SELECT FROM Table1 INNER JOIN Table2 ON Table1.University = ...
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Linking two fields from different tables (are relationships required?)

For example, I have two tables. Employees and Products. Inside Employees I have the fields: emp_ID, emp_fname, emp_lname, emp_products Inside Products I have the fields: pro_ID, pro_name, ...
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Allow access to enter data through forms, but not full database access

Using Access 2013 or Sharepoint 2013 is it possible to give someone access to data entry forms that work with a back end database whether Access database or Sharepoint SQL. But from everything I've ...
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Displaying only the most recent activity of an item

I have made a database that tracks the shipping and receiving of the tools that my company has. I am now wanting to make a query that shows only the most recent activity of all the tools. I have a ...
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How to find if a prefix is inside another in a database?

Good morning, I have a table with two columns: Table: Number1 Country 12063 USA 120634 USAW2 1206344 USAW3 1356 ATG Considering Number1 is a prefix, in my example, the number ...
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Display a one-to-many relationship in one row

I have a "one to many" relationship in two tables: Table "products" contains: product_id, product_descr Table "packing" contains: product_id, package_id, package_desc One product has often more ...
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User can see Oracle tables via ODBC that her account does not have access to [closed]

We have a user whose Oracle account, according to ALL_TAB_PRIVS, has access to tables A, B, and C. However, when the user creates an ODBC and connects to Oracle via Microsoft Access (using her Oracle ...
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Getting exception in Servlet due to ODBC

I am getting exception which is as follow - Exception[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specifiedjava.sql.SQLException: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver ...
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Replicating Multiple SQL Servers to Azure and Accessing From Web Apps

I am setting up quite a large system with multiple servers (MS SQL Server), and Office 365 Access DB, and a custom SharePoint web app for reporting purposes. The system should work as follows: Each ...
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Are documents made with MS Access 32/64 bit compatible with the other “bitness” version?

I don't have a copy of 64 bit MS Access installed so I can't try this. I'm a developer looking at what's involved with adding support for 64 bit. I'm just using the MS Access database as a back-end. ...
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MS Access - protecting backend file

I'm creating a split database in Access which has the backend on a drive accessible to all employees in the company at the moment. This isn't such a big deal at the moment because I'm still developing ...
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Updating one table from another table where non-primary-key field is similar string

I have a database in Access that I am trying to fix (actually, I'm working on a copy of the original). There are two tables, one with data input errors, and a second that is a copy of those errors, ...
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How can I track changes across 60 local databases with 1 million+ rows each?

The files are mdb and I have them locally on my computer. Just trying to track changes across the 60 databases. Realistically I want to compare two at a time and find the differences in the reports, ...
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Fetch Top 2000 Records

I have following query: strfinal = " TRANSFORM Format(Sum([Mandays].[Hours]),""#0.0"") AS [The Value] SELECT Mandays.WorkTypeCode AS WONo, ...