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

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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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Set-up Record Counter

I have a problem in the receipt DB I am hoping to get some help with. I have to track physical receipts from the database to the binder that houses them and vice versa. The Receipt Table has the ...
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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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How to create a table in access and automatically fills it with information from a query?

Is it possible if I create a table that will lookup for a value filtered from a query (consult), in this case is duplicated "Name"s from a Employees registring table and automaticly fills up that ...
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In a Registry Formulary (Table origin), how to show an image (Object ole) that is linked with the “Name” Collum in the table? [on hold]

I got in a table a Collum named "Register Time" and another "Name" that is the name of my Employees. Then I got a Formulary that is where I register my Employees "Monthly income" inputed in same ...
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Using Microsoft Acess from remote computer

I work for a non-profit that has a part-time worker who works from her home, and she needs to use a Microsoft Access database that we have on our network. I'd really like to stay away from VPNs, and ...
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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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Help with Access many-to-many relationship (beginner)

I'm a beginner with MS Access hoping for some help with a database I am trying to create. This is (will be) a database of land parcels in a given area, and their associated landowners. Here are my ...
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MS Access Data Type for time in hh:mm:ss format

My database contains three different sporting events with finishing times imported from an Excel spreadsheet in the hh:mm:ss format. How do I customize the Access data type field to accept this ...
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Can't list columns or query in MS Access 2003 linked server in SQL Server 2008 R2 using Microsoft Jet 4.0 OLE DB Provider?

I can however list the tables... If I run Exec sp_tables_ex 'LSTest' I get a result with a list of tables. But if I run Exec sp_columns_ex 'LSTest', '<one of those table names>' I get an ...
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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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SQL Server accepting Access queries?

I am currently working on migrating a legacy codebase from VB6 and Access to VB.NET and SQL Server. I have run the Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant successfully and populated a SQL server ...
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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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Update Table Query: Automatically handle “Enter Parameter Value” prompts?

EDIT: Here are two database Files that demonstrate an applied example of the problem: Example_DBs.zip (Zipped due to 2 link limitation.) Note: The missing Field in "Not Working.mdb" is ...
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Restrict Front Ended User access to Form entry only

I have a front end database that I want to restrict user access to only enter data into a form. I do not want them to be able to scroll through other entries via the form. How can I restrict this in ...
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Using a button/toggle switch to hide records meeting certain criteria on a subform [migrated]

In my Access 2013 database I have a form, which opens with a filter using VBA. It is sort of a schedule. It is looking at a table and the split into a tab separator, with each tab having its own ...
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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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VB.Net error with CASE SELECT

The following VB.Net code runs fine on SQL Server but gives an error on Access: sql = "SELECT sr.itemcode, sr.itemname, SUM(CASE WHEN sr.transdate='4/14/2016' THEN sr.temunits] END) AS [Units Sold], ...
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Remotely Connect to MySql from MS Access

Does anybody know if it is currently possible to remotely connect to a MySql server from MS Access? What does one need to do to go about doing this?
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Records creates double entry, should only be one

Need an assist on a database design. I'm creating a system to track students in a course. Currently, I have courses. Courses are made up of modules. A given module can be in multiple courses (eg 2 ...
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Number of movies that belongs to comedy genre and also belongs to animation genre

Given database of the website "eMovies" that manage data about cinema movies. Write in SQL query the number of movies that belongs to comedy genre and also belongs to animation genre. The ...
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Finding the most common genre for “eMovies”

Given database of the website "eMovies" that manage data about cinema movies. Write in SQL query the most common genre (that have the biggest number of movies) The tables: Actors ActorID ...
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How do I calculate a field based on multiple non-numeric records

I have a several tables that I have joined together to get raw data. Some information about my query in the most basic form: Table1 has a column [FacilityID] that is a unique identifier in that ...
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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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How to export an Access database and import to MySQL?

I am working on a Java project that sources data from an MS Access database, but I want to use MySQL because I have found it to be very easy to manage. How can I export an Access database that has ...
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How can I prevent users from accessing certain data?

Here is a screenshot of my database in MS Access 2016: On the left, I have all my tables, queries and forms. I would like to prevent users from accessing these data as well as the VBA code (i.e ...
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Updating a table with a not-joined query

I'm using Access and have a task that I want automated using an query. I have a table (IncentiveAssignments) that lists out all of the Gift Card numbers (GiftCode, all are unique) I currently have ...
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Update query for Minimum absolute difference in Access [SQL]

I have 3 tables in an Access db. Table_1 and Table_2 are where the source data comes from and I am filling Table_3. Table_1 has the following fields: Acct_Name Amt Table_2 has the following ...
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Group by periods in SQL

Each register is an event in a location with an id, but events take place "in clusters" (e.g zero to two events every day from 31/02/2014 to 10/03/2014, all with the same id). I need to detect the ...
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Aggregate and GROUP BY conflict with HAVING?

I don't know if my logic in my query is incorrect, or if I simply have a syntax error, or both. For each customer that had more than two orders, I want to list the customerID and the total number of ...
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How to create a form that allows user to enter a variable number of items

I am a total beginner to Microsoft Access 2010. I need a form that allows a user add items from as list to a list. The items can be added until initial list is exhausted. Here's the most basic ...
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SQL Server 2014 Import Wizard missing data source option

I have already run the upsizing wizard from my production Access 2010 .accdb database to create all the table structures and move the data on to our new SQL Server 2014. This included adding some PKs ...
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Architecture mismatch error when connecting to MySQL using ODBC [closed]

I am trying to connect MySQL with Access, I am settings up the ODBC correctly from the data sources, however I get a driver error: The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the ...
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Access Database VIewing Area

Somehow I've made my area where the tables, queries, etc too small and I can't find line to enlarge. where can i go to default back to normal view
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Update MS Access table from Constantly changing Excel Spreadsheet

I have an excel spreadsheet that looks something like this: modelNum | serialNum | Data ------------------------------ 478389 | 1Z431G | 4 478389 | 1Z43A1 | 6 438584 | ...
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SQL Server Linked Server with Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Visual FoxPro?

We were having some issues with our old Microsoft Visual Fox Pro ODBC driver that we shoehorned into Windows 7 and is no longer supported by Microsoft and has not been for quite a long time... So ...
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Microsoft Access Form's Combo Boxes Help

I have a database in access and I am creating a form to enter transactions for investors in our hedge fund. The form is supposed to create new records in the table tblTransactionsAccrued. I created a ...
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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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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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Database table(s) to record investor activity

I've never asked a question here before. I am currently designing my first database by learning from the web and some books I got, using MS Access to start. I work in operations for a small hedge ...
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Back-end with encription and user-control for MS Access2003-VBA

My client has an Access 2003 "multi-user" (<6) "database" (<3k records) with "encryption" located in a LAN folder and an easy Form I polished with VBA(DAO library). Access 2003 encryption can be ...
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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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SQL Server Trigger does not update all table records

This is my first question so please go easy on me. We are using Access 2013 as a front-end and SQL Server 2012 with MS SQL Server Management Studio 11.0.2100.60 backend with ODBC connections. I am ...
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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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Using JOIN statement with a WHERE

This is probably a basic question, but I'm trying to build an SQL query for an access database that returns orders from a certain customer and I want to cross reference the customerID with the ...
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Syntax Error CREATE TABLE Statement [closed]

i am getting a Syntax error in CREATE TABLE statement. Microsoft Access 2007. CREATE TABLE ROOMS ( RoomNum Int Not Null, RoomSize Char(6) Not Null, RoomBedCnt Int Not Null, RoomRate Numeric(18,2) ...
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How do I get a linked list to display more then just the first search item in Access?

I just feel like I'm missing something really stupid. I have a simple access database I'm using for tracking my projects. I have multiple individuals and I have multiple projects. For the project, I ...
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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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Access 2010 Need help connecting/updating database data

I have a large database that has sporadic fields with incomplete or missing data. Quite the inherited project, I have to say. I'm new to Access, so if you have any ideas on how to simplify this pile ...
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How to get MS Access to reach a Linked server on MSSQL

We have an MS Access DB that has been in place for 16 years in a Front End/BackEnd configuration. It is now running under the latest version of MS Access using ACCDB files. Since its inception, we ...