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

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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, ...
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Database design for varying prices from multiple vendors

I am designing a database where the products are sold in bulk with multiple pricing options, from 4 different vendors. What is the best table configuration to store this information? Id like to be ...
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What open source or third party software is available to extract data with local ODBC connection and then upload to web server? [on hold]

Can someone recommend a utility or software solution to extract data from a client side local database with a ODBC connection and then also upload the records to a web server?
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Markup language for dynamic in-text citations in report

I'm a self-taught novice handling an Access DB as part of an internship, so I apologize in advance if this question offends. BACKGROUND: My DB is a set of summaries of analyses. Each analysis has ...
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MS Access Residual Query Parameters on Copied Report

I've been working on an ms access database which was put together prior to my employment, I wanted to create a new report in order to display Quality Control information, in order to do this I copied ...
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Exporting Access DB to SQL Server: unexpected EOF?

How do I correctly export a table from an old Access .mdb to SQL Server 2012? In Access I do: right click on table, export as text file and use comma or tab separator. My line endings are CRLF as ...
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SQL access query to count and delete rows > n

Can someone help me with a SQL (Access) query to delete all rows greater than n entries ordered by ID? I.e. say I have 1200 rows of data with ID incremented . I need delete the first amount leaving ...
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Importing mdb to AWS RDS SQL Server

I have a small and very old access DB, it is just one .mdb file and it was made before Access 2003. How can I import it to SQL server running on AWS RDS? I actually only need to import one table from ...
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Access 2013: Use macro to update table based on new entry

I'm trying to get a macro for 1 table to update another table based on the latest entry by the user. I have 2 tables. Product(ID, Inventory) and Sales(Sales ID, Product ID, Amount) I ...
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Fill remaining text box slots with X's in Access form? [migrated]

I'm working on updating a form to enter Batch numbers for products. To scan the barcodes we use 13 characters. The batch numbers are not that long so I want a way to fill the remaining 5-7 spots with ...
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MS Access Query to update

Trying to update Packet.MSGState to P where if not R or D and it is Y in table Packet.MSGState UPDATE Packet SET Packet.MSGState = 'P' Where (MSGState <> 'R' and MSGState <> 'D') and ...
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How to design a Many to Many relationship table?

I'm new to DB's, so I'm not really sure how to even formulate the question. Please feel free to edit the question itself. Anyways, let's describe! I should advise that I am using MS-ACCESS for this ...
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Linking Fields From 2 Different Tables (Microsoft Access)

I am trying to link 2 fields from 2 different tables on Access but I will give an example to try and make the issue clearer. I have 1 table called "Employee Details" which contains the field ...
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Duplicate table structure with different data [closed]

I am looking for a way to resolve a design issue with a Microsoft Access project that is being converted to use SQL Server 2014 as a backend. We have several Access backend files, two of them have ...
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Moving data from MS Access to MS SQL Server

I'm trying to migrate data into SQL Server from an existing legacy set of MS Access databases. Currently everything is working except a few core tables that are wide and contain a number of ...
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Access Form Help. Similar Match in 1 Table, Alter Another Table

I have two tables (Access 2010). One with a list of names (List1) and another with a very similar list of names (List2), but they differ in very small ways. For example, List1 might have John Smith, ...
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Deploy existing ms access file with forms as web application

We are using the following: a ms access file with local tables remote tables which are connected through the odbc connector to a external mysql database with many forms When using the ms access ...
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Building an economic time series database with aggregation/dis-aggregation capabilities

I am trying to build a database in MySQL and MS Access that contains economic indicators and financial time series. Initially, I wanted to solve the problem by setting up a table for each major ...
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Additional info on some rows in the table

I am trying to design an MS Access 2013 database to keep track of an inventory of items. All items have certain common properties, like name, date they were stored, location of the physical item, ...
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How to UPDATE/DELETE/INSERT with Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 as Linked Server in SQL Server 2012?

I need to update an Access 2003 database from SQL Server 2012 with the Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 provider. As an administrator, everything works great. I can do Select, Insert, Update and Delete ...
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I am Trying to Write an Access Query to Get a person having a First Name and Last Name but not all People having any of those names

I am using Microsoft Access. In my search form I have 3 text boxes that I enter text to search for: First Name; Last Name; Last 4 of SSN. With the current query when I enter text into multiple boxes ...
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Left Outer Joins in Access

I'm working on an existing Access database trying to implement some changes which will allow the estimation of cutting times for my employer (We're an industrial company who fabricate Flight Cases). ...
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Help with preventing double bookings with variable lengths

I'm designing a sample database for a venue where members can create bookings for venues. I'm looking for a method to prevent double bookings (possibly by creating a button on a form that checks ...
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Should I backup or copy

Access has the option of creating a backup of dbase, but is there any difference between doing this and 'saving database as'? Thanks for your time and patience for the ignorant.
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Find and Replace performance issue

Table 1: linked native access table Table 2: linked pgsql table Both tables have same records but searching for a record using built-in Find and Replace dialog box in selected field is a lot lot ...
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Access 2010 After Insert data macro to update another table

I have an Access DB with 3 tables. Table 1 Appointments Fields with Data that is not used anywhere else, but some of the information is inserted into 3 with a after insert Script. Table 2 Usage Data ...
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MS-Access vba sql update where not working

I am having trouble with an MS-Access VBA sql update command. I have a form which has a combobox of GroupMembershipIDs, and a button. I am trying to write code which will iterate through the ...
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Query performance issues

I need help in improving the performance of the following query. It has the purpose to select one record out of a group of records with an identical ID (doublettes). Rules are that Date2 must be the ...
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Applying normalization to a relational Database (Access & SQL Server)

This question is pretty specific but I hope it can get answered on here. There is a wide range of information about normalization but I feel what I have read so far isn't as effective as just stating ...
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Importing OLE Object from Access to SQL Server

I am trying to import a table from MS Access to MS SQL Server which contains a BLOB field which contains a .zip file. The zip file has two images. This field is null sometimes. I am using the Import ...
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Update Duplicate record in select query of access

I have a select query (test) in access with below mentioned column ID 2561 2562 2563 2343 2561 2563 2563 Now in ID, i have duplicate records , for example here 2561 , 2562 , 2563 are ...
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How does indexes work on an Access query

I'm working on an Access 97 Db and I'm trying to speed up some low performance issues, as of right now I'm wondering how indexes works in Access. Using this table with 300k rows i get awful results ...
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convert nvarchar to int

I have a table in access linked to SQL.I am doing a query where I am using a field named comment from this table. The field is designed in SQL as nvarchar(255) . I am writing integers numbers in this ...
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Install Access Database Engine on Linux Centos

I want to read mdb file from linux centos. To read that file, we must already install access data engine. Is there any access data engine for linux? Now I'm using mdbtools to configure ODBC connect ...
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MS Access using MYSQL database and error in SQL (memo, hyperlink OLE)

I have a SQL statement that works fine in MYSQL workbench but when used in Access it produces a "invalid Memo, OLE or Hyperlink Object in subquery 'custom_values.value'. SELECT ccr1.value, ...
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Access not reading extended parameters

We have an ADP Access 2010 project, linked to a MS SQL 2012 server. I am trying to set up a table that has a combo box to select appropriate values, which are supplied by another table. A table ...
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Column A or Column B required MS Access DB

I'm in the situation where I would like to enforce the requirement where a record must contain either one column or another at a data level, I'm not sure whether it's achievable. I've got an Enquiry ...
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MS Access database corruption

I have been searching for an answer to this, but no luck. Has anyone ever seen the below error when loading an Access 2010 database? "[database name] has detected corruption in this file. To try to ...
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Importing external data with specific time format into MS Access

I need to import data from a flat file to MS Access. Part of the data is time information in the format HH:MM:SS.SSSS (i.e. 24-hour time, fractional seconds). I have tried all of the standard time ...
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Alternative to sub query in MS Access

I'm looking into the possibilities for writing queries in MS Access, as my client currently uses Access and would be reluctant to move away to SQL Server. I've been using the data macros (which are ...
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Easiest way of porting data into a database

Recently, I received a lot of information from one of my friends who made a quiz type program. He asked me to help port it into an Access database. His program places all the info in a grid; around ...
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Access write conflicts with views and insteadof triggers?

I have a legacy linked table in a msaccess database that is linked to a sql-server table. The linked table is being synced periodically to a different set of tables that have been split up for ...
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What are the problems with sharing an Access database through online storage service, like Dropbox?

I have a desktop database I created in Access. I'd like to share the database with a single collaborator, who can have full privileges to the database (table access). However, my collaborator is much ...
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Allowing certain users to edit drop-down list values

Current situation: I've created a purchase orders database application for a company in MS Access. The data is stored in a back-end database on a server. There is a front-end master copy on a ...
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Concatenate 2-3 table field values in 1 table field in access

I have a project that in Access. The problem is I am a newbie in this application and I really couldn't figure out what to do, I have checked out several ways but am still stuck. I'll be handling a ...
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Column Concatenation

Is it possible to concatenate the rows from two/more different columns into one new column ? Example: C1 C2 C3 ---- + ---- => ---- a d a b e b c f c ...
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In what way are Access tables linked with SQL server?

I have a mdb file with lots of OBDC linked tables that are linked to the tables in SQL server elsewhere. I can not see any information on how they are "linked". It is a little scary not knowing ...
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How to append records from one complete table into a partly populated differently formatted table?

I have two tables of interest linked in a MS Access 2007 database. The master table called EMPL_MASTER (from which I only have read access, I cannot make changes) updates every time a system ...
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Converting Microsoft Access to Libre Office

Is there a method of converting a Microsoft Access (2010) Data table to a Libre Office Base table? I should like to get rid of Microsoft and concentrate on using Ubuntu but I have a lot of data that I ...