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SQL Server 2008 ODBC

My SQL Server 2008 is located on a remote computer so I am trying to create an ODBC connection using SQL Server Authentication. My problem is that the way i normally connect to my SQL Server is by ...
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Merging two Access DB's

Our workflow requires two users to work on the same Access database. The problem is that users are geographically separated and can't work on same .accdb file simultaneously. So, the only way i see ...
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How can I conditionally summarize multiple rows in Microsoft Access?

I have a table of data, in Microsoft Access 2003, listing multiple rows for each person. I want to conditionally summarize a subset of these rows for each person, for instance, if entry for columnA = ...
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Need ODBC connection to postgresql to include materialized views

I have an Access front end user interface that links to tables in a postgreSQL database using the most recent ODBC driver. I can link to the postgreSQL tables and views but can't get to the ...
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Error 7399 when the Access file has a password

I'm trying to create a linked server to access an old MS Access database (.mdb file) on SQL Server 2012, but I always get the error 7399 (authentication denied). So I tested with another mdb file that ...
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SQL Server 2008 linked server to an Access 2007 DB that is in a protected directory on the Network

We have a SQL Server 2008 database that we are attempting to link with an Access 2007 DB (the maintainer works down the hall and refuses to migrate to SQL Server). We have the password to the database ...
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How to join all combinations from two tables with a common column

I have a list of suppliers who supply a list of countries. For example: Supplier A supplies to: USA France China and another list of suppliers with their suppliers' factories For example: ...
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MS Access + SQL Server for 1160 users - Is it worth it? (Please Help!) [closed]

Our school in Delhi (India) wants to develop a professional and robust in-house database (SIS) that should handle vast amount of student information, including admissions, registration, re-enrollment, ...
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Convert SQL Server query to MS Access syntax

I have this query in SQL Server: SELECT Dated, AccountID, AccountName, Rate, case (when (Credit-Debit) > 0 then Credit-Debit END) as Credit, case (when (Credit-Debit) < 0 then Credit-Debit ...
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Pull Access schema into a SQL Server table

We had an assembly that used to pull a list of tables and their columns from an Access database and place the listing into a SQL Server table for later use. For various reasons the assembly is no ...
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I get the error “You are attempting to execute a query in which the selected expression is no part of a statistical function.” in MS Access 2010?

Please note: my copy of Access is in Dutch, so any English parts are translated from Dutch. I'm currently working on a database in Access using SQL, with the exercise being: Create a query that will ...
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Would using timestamps solve consistency issues with snapshot isolation?

I'm considering using Snapshot Isolation for some large queries being send from an Access 2007 frontend. These queries are occasionally causing ASYNC_NETWORK_IO waits, and some blocking as well. I'm ...
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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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Does MS Access have anything equivalent to triggers?

I'm developing some code that will eventually talk to an Oracle 10g database. While doing this, I am also redesigning the relevant database tables. I'm not a database pro, and I don't have sufficient ...
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Can I limit access to postgresql 8.4 databases via ODBC on the server side?

I have a bit of a tricky problem at the moment that I could really use some help to solve. I'll do my best to explain it but please feel free to ask questions :-) We have a postgresql 8.4 database ...
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Weird error on simple query in MsAccess

Any idea what's wrong with the query SELECT DISTINCT Table1.Description FROM Table1 ORDER BY Table1.Description DESC; I'm running this on MsAccess on a table where all fields are Memo. There are ...
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De-duplication method for fields that are identical except for Unique ID

I'm looking for a decent de-duplication method. Basically I have a table which has five fields plus a Unique ID (key) field. I've run a duplicate which detection query which finds any records where ...
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Should I maintain relationships diagrams in the back-end and the front-end?

I’m developing an Access 2010 database application. It is split into a back-end, holding all the tables, and a front-end, holding all the queries, forms, etc. I find the Relationships tool helps ...
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MS Access 2007/2010 Compact & Repair not working

I have a database that I use in VB. As records update theres a lot of useless info in there because access doesn't reuse the same spots. So that information has to be removed. Before I would use ...
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MS Access: How to automatically fill in ID field based on value of another field

I have an MS Access inventory database where I imported some data about our food purchases from Excel. In Excel, the Vendors were simply listed in a "Vendor Name" column, which looks like this: ...
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Database Design Relationship for Patient Visit in MS Access

I am designing a database to store records for research purposes, and I am having trouble picturing how I can create a relational database based on the information I have. There are a total of 6 ...
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Ms-Access 2007-2010 SQL - from single row record how to create multiple rows

I need help in below table updation using SQL in Ms-Access 2007-2010 database. I've a table called table1 which has below entries: table1: -------------------------------------------------- | col1 ...
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Good tool for making MySQL queries graphically? [closed]

After working a while with Access 2010 I have fell in love with the way you make queries. You just pick the tables you want in your SELECT query, then you get all the JOINs laid out automatically, and ...
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Replacing the MS-Acccess frontend for accessing linked tables with SQL Server?

Is it possible to use SQL Server / SQL Server Management Studio to do queries across linked tables the way that you would do them in MS-Access? The MS-Access front-end is frustrating and time ...
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Acceptable size for MS Access Database?

I have developed an Access 2010 database. It has three main tables: HOUSES id, address, number_stories, garden, parking, imageAttachments (~1-4 per record), etc..., about 60 fields total ...
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Records in table not showing on form Access 2007

Excuse my ignorance in asking this question - I am a database novice and need help! I will explain as best I can. In the table on my DB I have 235 records. I have created a form which references ...
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Jet OLEDB driver refuses to open a linked table where the original has a lock - any way to force this?

I have a requirement to read reference data from several access databases for an ETL job. The data owners have produced a file with a series of linked tables that consolidates them all into one place....
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Does this database table violate normalization rules?

I’m working with Access 2010. I’m developing a database for a public art program – we paint large scale murals on walls. The database tracks blank walls in the city as potential sites for murals. It ...
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Get data from database and put it back to a new datasheet

I want to get the data from the database and put it back with the new format I have a lot of datasheet like follow ID a b c d 1 1 5 9 13 2 2 6 10 14 3 3 7 11 15 4 4 8 12 16 and I want to put ...
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Distinguishing Records with Related Fields

I'm a newer user (obviously) and would greatly appreciate question writing suggestions as well as answer suggestions: I have a lot of interrelated tables which largely depend on my Products table, ...
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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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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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Time out errors - MS access front end with SQL backend

First of all I don't know anything about SQL, so I apologise if I make no sense. I have created a MS access database and our IT area migrated the tables to SQL server 2008 and linked the tables to ...
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How to convert sql server table data into MS Access(.mdb) file

I have SQL Database table with 6664055 rows, I want to convert this SQL Server table data to MS Access format(.MDB), How Can I do this?
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False positive error message in MS Access (concurrent users)

I have discovered a strange apparent bug in MS Access and would like to know if others know it already and hopefully how to get around it. Trying to count records based on known column categories. ...
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Several stays: many-to-many relationship

Could you please help me with the following problem? I'm a total novice in DB design. I have a table with researchers who visit our university. They come for some period of time (from, till). Now, ...
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MySQL Workbench connect to MS Access

I have a .mdb file on my computer that I would like to convert into a MySQL Schema and I have found that there is a migration tool within Workbench. However it doesn't seem to allow you to connect to ...
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Help with Vehicle Service database

I am using the Desktop Vehicle Maintenance template in access, but i am trying to cater it towards our farms needs. We will be keeping track of the service's done on Trucks, Tractors, Equipment, etc. ...
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Model a family tree database in Access 2007

I designed my database with the intention of implementing it with MySQL, but have now decided to implement it in Access 2007 using form and subforms. While creating my UML diagram, I realised I have ...
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Deploying access database to program files without Read only warnings? [closed]

I have an access database which I've deployed to user's computers. The database is a front end with linked tables to an SQL server database. However, I'd like to deploy the database to the user's ...
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Design Question - Stock and OnSale Table

Background : I'm designing a solution for a repair toy association. Since they have office - I'll use Access. Plot : Stock will store items - I choose this primary key (Item_Id,Record_date) ...
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Moving from MS Access to SQL Server 2012, need help with column history

I'm moving an access database from all the data being in MS Access to MS Access being just a frontend, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to do a sort of column history. I have a tasks....
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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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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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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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Parameters in queries using vba

I am trying to write a process to run several prewritten Queries in a row without any human interaction. I tried to write a macro, but the after saving it it still prompted for the date range in the ...
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how to connect values of a new record in a form to a table? [closed]

I have just started working on MS Access 2007. I know how to create a form and add buttons, textboxes, etc I don't know how to connect my values entered in textbox to my table in database. How do I ...
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How do I auto-fill data in Microsoft Access 2003?

I am creating a Purchase Order Form at work using Microsoft Access 2003 so that it can be saved and archived in a database and reduce paper costs. These are my current dilemmas: I am unable to ...