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

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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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Missing 'Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine' in SSMS

I've got several users that need to import / export ACCDB Access files into out of SQL Server. Unfortunately, I have been unable to get 'Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine' to show up as a ...
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Grouping and counting rows by existence of matching criteria in any of several columns

Disclaimer: I've inherited a database which is probably not quite as "normal" as I would like, and I'm limited to Jet/MS Access 2010 for my db backend and interface, as well my choice of reporting ...
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How to open a file in ms/access 2013 [on hold]

I have an access 2013 form and want to be able to select a file form a local drive and upload it to an external drive. I need to show a user the usual open window, then he selects a file and I can the ...
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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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MS Access .mdb & .ldb database corrupted

I am using a A.mdb database. You know when connecting the database Microsoft automatically create a .ldb file. Unfortunately my pc shutdown when connecting the database. As a result after restart the ...
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Access 2003 (SQL Server 2000) migration to SQL Azure

As my old Windows 2003 RAID controller started throwing errors, I am seriously thinking about switching current Access 2003 (adp/ADO) clients to use a Windows SQL Azure solution, in place of current ...
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Calculating Open Days field and stopping with status change

I had a question but wasn't sure where I needed to post or view if someone has done this before. I have a dilemma on my hands. Background Info: I have been trying to figure out what to do since I ...
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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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Joining 3 tables using SQL Query?

I'm having problems joining three tables. It works well when I use the same query for joining two tables (after removing LEFT OUTER JOIN C ON B.No = C.No). However, it doesn't work when I use three ...
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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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IF IS NULL then SINGLE else keep the value of the field

I am in need of a query string assistance please. I am working with a DB in Access and I'd like to be able to fill the field in this row with a result of SINGLE if it is not already filled with ...
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VBA Maximize Access Application Main Window

I need my access application window to open up in full screen. I have tried using: DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdAppMaximize and DoCmd.Maximize (which I think only maximizes a Form). Neither is working ...
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Access 2010 linked table - solve the “decimal field's precision” error

I have an Access 2003 database (running on Win 7 64-bit, Office is also 64-bit) that has many linked tables pointing to an Oracle 11g instance through 64-bit Oracle ODBC driver. Most of the tables ...
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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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Install Access Database Engine on Linux Centos [closed]

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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help Simple Question [migrated]

run time error 2185 what's problem? Option Compare Database Private Sub Command9_Click() Text10.Text = Val(Text7.Text) + Val(Text3.Text) End Sub
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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 / MySQL: unlock locked Records

I have a Microsoft Access database that is connected to a MySQL server via ODBC and is accessed by multiple users. Over time many records are locked and editing is not possible anymore. Is there a ...
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Prompt user for Query Paramater MS Access [migrated]

Is it possible to have a user choose yes/no and add a paramater in a query based upon that answer? I have a table that has a 'status' field. One of the statuses can be complete. There is a report ...
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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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representation in ms-access

I have a database in microsoft access. I want to know how to look up a singular datum from a reference table giving a dynamic set of values. Here is a representation of what I mean: I have the ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot add or change records

I'm designing a database structure wherein I like to apply the concept of inheritance. There's a base tables and derived tables in which the relationship is one-to-one. I'm quite new as of how could ...
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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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Handling empty fields

SELECT Name, SUM(Switch([Date] = DateAdd('d', - 7, DATE ()), NetAmount) )AS DAY1 FROM Customer GROUP BY Name My question is how to return the value 0 when the date is not present (an empty field). ...
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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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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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Access Database that is shared with my company on a network drive..When I copy and paste it to my desktop there linked some how?

I have an Access Database that is shared with my company on a network drive..When I Click on the drive and copy and paste it to my desktop and make changes to it the database that is on the drive also ...
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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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How do I count and order by unique entries?

I have this: SELECT tblClient.[Printed Name], tblClient.[Address 1], tblClient.[Address 2], tblClient.City, tblClient.State, tblClient.Zip, tblClient.Phone, tblClient.[Email Address] FROM tblClient ...
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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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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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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 ...