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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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MYSQL & Access ODBC

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. I am using access 2010 and the driver version of the ODBC conector ...
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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 ...
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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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Permission Error when creating Linked Server from SQL Server to Access DB

I created a linked server from my SQL Server 2008 R2 64 bit Windows Server 2008 machine to an Access 2000 Database that resides on another server. The Linked server was created with no trouble using ...
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Invoice Number Generation

I started a small business and have created an accounting DB with advice from my accountant. In Part of my business I generate invoices for the same customers every month. I use a unique invoice ...
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MS Access 2010 report - SQL pivot query WHERE criteria not working

I have created a report that has a list of actions which are populated from an "Actions" table. (See Below) However, each action will have multiple updates populated from an "Updates" tables and I ...
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MS Access : Navigation pane is suppressed

I received a MS Access form client. It is in access 2007 format. Initially Navigation Pane was not available. Only form was visible. Then I choose options->Current database->checked Display Navigation ...
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Speed of Split Database vs ODBC with SQL Server vs ODBC with Azure Cloud

I would like to be able to host my data either in the cloud or in SQL Server, as having all my data in one Access file just doesn't seem the most secure to me (or am I wrong?). My forms contain many ...
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MS Access: Subform only displays first entry. Continuous Form follow-up question

I am new to MS Access and Database creation in general. Currently I am working on a simple employee database that can view an employee's information and can show their current (and previous) projects ...
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How to autopopulate MS Access fields with info from another table

I am creating a food purchasing and inventory database for a restaurant. Originally, the invoice/ordering data was stored in Excel. I created several tables in Access: "Vendors", "Invoices", and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MS Access 365 When selecting Lookup Wizard, datatype is changed to Number

I want to create a relationship between my Contacts table & Ref_State table. Contacts table has field called State/Region which I want to make Data Type = Lookup Wizard Ref_State has fields ID ...
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How to upload a PDF to Access database?

I have 100+ pdf files that I would like to load into an access database. When the pdf is uploaded, I would like for the data retrieved to update in an access form. How to do that?
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Link up an ms access database to SQL Server 2008 R2?

I've installed the OLE DB Provider for JET by downloading this and installing it. I closed and reopened Microsoft SQL Studio, and connected to my SQL Server Instance. In <instance-name> ...
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Microsoft Access database performance

I wonder how MS Access manage to show long list of records when we want to browse theme in Datasheet view. 1 - Does it load limited amount of records on start-up and then load the remainder upon user ...
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Combine a running balance SQL statement as a column

I have two Select Statements which are collecting data from 1 table, one is a totals select statement. Could anyone assist me with combining them into 1 statement? Any assistance is appreciated ...
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In the Import/Export Wizard inside SSDT, why is the MSAccess DB Engine data source looking for a workgroup information file?

Running MSSQL12, VS10 Shell, MSA2013 with local .accdb files, Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable (x86_64) and Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007 Redistributable (x86) installed. ...
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Pivot table with many columns, a bad practice?

I am constructing a pivot table with many columns (300) and I wonder if I this is a bad practice. Here are some details why I need to contruct this table. A (very) simplified presentation of my ...
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MySQL Link to PHPMyAdmin/MS Access

I have a mysql database stored on a server via phpmyadmin. I want to link this to MS Access for other users. I often link mysql databases to MS Access which are stored locally, but never DB's stored ...
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SET IDENTITY_INSERT equivalent in Access

In sql server i can explicitly insert value to a identity column of a table by using SET IDENTITY_INSERT ON . For an Access database i am using Autonumber column datatype. For this column i am not ...
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A pre-existing hierarchial table as relational

Currently the database contains something like so (these are the main fields but there's a large amount more): +----------+----------------+----------+ | Agency | parent | main_term ...
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Supressing the Confirm box in an access vba function

I've got an Access database and in there I have macro which outputs a query to a csv file ready for import into another system we are using. As part of this macro it makes a backup of the base table ...
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Connection to MS Access from Oracle over a DB Link

I need to establish a connection between a MS Access database, which is placed on a network share on a windows box, and an Oracle database on a Unix Box. I need to query the Access tables from the ...
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How can I make microsoft Access update fields that are linked in several tables?

I am working on a database for clinical observations in cancer mouse models. Usually, the animal care staff reports an observation that the vet checks. Sometimes, we have false positives that I need ...
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Microsoft Access - Use table from excel to update all other tables in a database

I am working with a database on Microsoft Access 2016 in a small company. What I would like to do is create a table (imported by Excel) and update all related fields in the other tables. The Excel ...
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Simple Microsoft access 2000 database to count product quantity

I have made a simple 2 colomn database in microsoft access 2000 (thats what I have to work with). The first colomn is the product name like "pack of paper A4" or "pencil blue". The second colomn is ...
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relationships in access

I am making the database design of my website in Microsoft Access 2013 because it has a nice user interface and I believe it will help me understand everything a whole lot better with the UI. I have ...
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Help creating database schema to build database off

not sure if this is the right area for a question such as this but I am looking to create a database for an IS warehouse who deliver laptops, desktops, monitors and other peripherals to different ...
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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 visa versa. The Receipt Table has the ...
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Update form after append query runs

I have an item table called 350_ITest with ISort = vendor item no and GSort company Item no. I have to assign a new GSort to every new Isort. The form has an unbound field linked to the sub form. If ...
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Access - two unique autoincrement values for project/task relations

im trying to make access database from which i will get data into excel sheet which will be shared for multiple users. In database i want to store project and task data (this data are nearly same so ...
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Composite Primary/Clustering Key vs GUID for Merge Replication scenario

I need to decide on a primary key for my tables in a merge replication scenario (currently one laptop taken into the field during the day while another user works on a desktop; both users need ...
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How can I layout a schema that will track monthly installments?

I'm pretty new to database design and have a beginner's understanding of SQL, mostly simple SELECT statements. I find myself in a situation where I have to create a system that will track monthly ...
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MS-Access linked tables Azure intermittent connection failure

I have an MS-Access front-end with linked tables to Azure SQL db. It has been running for about 6 months without any major problems. In the last week I have had increasing intermittent connection ...
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Convert Access query to SQL Query

I am converting Access query to SQL server. I want to convert below lines to SQL 1. Format (210.6, "Standard") 2. Format (210.6, "#,##0.00") How do i convert it to SQL query. I have tried with ...
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Shared access database file connected with MySQL server

Currently I have an access database in a dropbox folder, used by a lot of people knowing nothing of IT and DBMSes (imagine them being grannies that just learned to use access after a course of five ...
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Converting SQL Server query to MS Access

I have the following query in SQL Server: SELECT p.Company Advertiser, COUNT(DISTINCT t.ID) [Sales Call Count], COUNT(DISTINCT j.ID) [Job Count], 100.0 * COUNT(DISTINCT j.ID) / COUNT(DISTINCT ...
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Merge two data tables with different time preferably in access

I appreciate if I could help on this issue. I am relatively beginner to database designs. I have two tables (see link below) which I would like to combine: Tbl_1: Date, Product, Sold Tbl_2: Date, ...