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

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Microsoft Access: Using other fields in an Autonumber

I'm trying to use Microsoft Access to start an employee database. However, I want the display of the Employee ID to be the initials and then their number. For example, John Smith with the ID 0002 is ...
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How to refer to Field Name with a ? in it in MS Access VBA code

Simple question, but I am new to databases. I have a field called 'ActorRetired?', and in some VBA code I need to set the value of it to -1. But When I try: Me.ActorRetired?.Value = -1 I get the ...
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Microsoft Access Move Multiple Rows In Table1 To A Single Row In Table2

I'm new to Microsoft Access so my terminolgy and understanding are limited, please bear with me. I am interfacing a piece of lab equipment via Serial/ASTM/ODBC to MS Access for Office 365 MSO 16.0.12....
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Combine Multiple Rows Results From Left Join in a unique cell

¡Hi guys!, I don't have any idea how to create a new column that contains all information of results from a Left Join if exists the value Example Table 1 -------------------------------------- | ...
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Backend on server keeps getting into an inconsistent state

I built an Access database. It was originally meant to be for 6 people but I see that it's up to about 20, so that could be the problem. Anyway, the backend gets into an inconsistent state a couple of ...
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Microsoft Access Listbox Query

I have 2 tables in Microsoft Access. Table 1: ID Val1 Val2 Val3 1 a b c 2 e f g 3 h i j Table 2: ID Val Chosen 1 a 2 ...
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Database software solution [closed]

Our company has user data (name, email, phone number, systems of access, AD username) in a large Excel workbook. The Excel workbook is becoming very slow because of the 1000s of entries in it, and we'...
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Guidance on strategy for serving files remotely using SQL Server

Thanks for the help. "I" am the IT department for a small business and my ignorance may keep me from asking the right questions so please bear with me. Currently, we are using MS Access ...
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SQL Trigger that creates new table when a new record is added to current table

It's been quite a few years since I have done DB work. I am working through mysql workbench (using MS Access as a frontend). I have a base table that I am multilinking (basically a name index type ...
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how to convert query related to calculate work hours in MySQL to MS Access [closed]

I want to calculate work hours in each day using MS Access.I have query for same thing in MySQL but this thing is not working in MS Access using pdo php. query in MySql SELECT MachineNo, ...
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Need to aggregate data from multiple tables with multiple same foreign keys Access

I need to add coHours and BaseBidHours and then compare to SumofActHours all per CodeID per jobID. See image below. I only loaded everything in to one query to visualize all the tables. Any thoughts ...
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How to optimize storage of sales details with multiple products in each sale in Microsoft AccessDb

I have created an accdb with customers and products tables. Now, I want to know how to store the sales order details in the Sales table, WHEN each sale has multiple products, each with different ...
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Split a string into multiple rows and get the count for each of them

I have a table "Production Database" in Server. I am using MS Access as a front end interface. I have some forms there. I want to create a query which will split records in "Reviewer" column and give ...
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How to move geographical data from MS Access to SQL Server

For 20 years I've been working with MS Access, with much VBA involved. I have a lot of geographical data in Access and I'm preparing to move to SQL Server because it supports geographical data types, ...
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Access Database for Capacity Management

I am designing database using Microsoft Access for capacity management. I have different types of equipment and need to track the power usage by every month. For instance, I have HVAC system and ...
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Cannot login to a MS Access database

Below is some VBA code to authorize users to login into an MS Access database. I am trying to fix this code and I don’t understand what is the issue in this code snippet. Private Sub cmdLogin_Click() ...
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Small site / online database [closed]

I have to develop a small website and I wanted to understand which language to use. The main purpose of this site is to access various tables, for example customer table, orders, warehouse, etc. by ...
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Get contents of LDB file

I have a dektop app which is generating content in a table format and displays 10 rows at a time, which I can export to a csv file or copy/paste. The table has 10,000s of rows so I am trying to find ...
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Rolling multiple rows into single row

I need help getting multiple rows of data to all pull into one row based on a primary key. I have four teachers rating a student's academic and behavior performance through the year. At the end of the ...
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How to convert columns into rows in MS Access [closed]

Please help me to understand, how to convert columns to rows in MS Access. I have the below table, I would like to convert as the below result table. NoOf_A NoOf_B NoOf_C NoOf_D 200 300 400 ...
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How to create columns with Count and percentage using MS Access Query

I have a data table below, I would like to create a query to produce a result table like below, with count and percentage, using MS Access Query. I am unable to create this. Name Alex Alex Bob Bob ...
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Combine information on multiple rows with the same key, into one row with the information in the cells next to it in a query in microsoft access

basically what this guy did here: Combine multiple row's records in one row with MS Access Query? but in such a way where its from: Case Number / Insurance 00001 / BCBS 00001 ...
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how Access can communicate to SQL without using ODBC?

Access will be the front end but I don't want to use ODBC on everyone's PC. Do you have any suggestions on how Access can communicate to SQL without using ODBC?
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MS Access with MySQL [closed]

My current team of 20 people use an Access database front end on their desktop. The backend of the access database is on a network drive. I have been asked to create a Access database front end with ...
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Return only unique values when concatenating fields in MS Access Report

How can I show only unique values when concatenating 2 field in an access report? The code would need to be case insensitive. Let's say that if the values are the same, the first value will be kept. ...
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MS Access - used locally, want to move to use remotely

In my company we have an (old) MS Access software. (Used mainly to manage customers & invoices). In the software it's possible to choose the data file to work against (.mdb file). The goal is to ...
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Access database on Azure Files

Would an MS Access database, hosted on an Azure Files share, work essentially like an Access database on a Windows Server share?
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How to prevent read-write overlaps in split MS Access databases

Consider the following scenario (it is contrived to highlight the potential issue): I have a backend.accdb MS Access DB that contains all data tables. Let's consider this to be an address contacts ...
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Speeding up linking Oracle tables in Microsoft Access

Many people in my office use Oracle tables by linking them in Access (either 2010 or 2016) databases. They always complain about the fact that, when Access is about to present them the list of tables ...
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Concatenate in MS Access - how to omit space and comma if first value is missing?

I am concatenating 2 values in a MS Access Report: "Method" and "Experiment" and they are to be separated by a comma (,). I have figured out how to concatenate succesfully when the second value is ...
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How to Export MS SQL DB from Docker-Linux to Access format

I have a MS SQL database which is currently up and running on my Mac within a Docker container that is hosting the Ubuntu Linux version of MS SQL Server. I need to export the database to a format ...
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Confusion about charset for connected tables from MS Access

I run 10.4.12-MariaDB on Windows10 and I use 64-bit ODBC driver to connect tables from MS Access to MariaDB database. I am simply glad that it works (!). But going deeper and working more with ...
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MSSQL Express: linked server from Access database on network path

I run Microsoft SQL Server Express 64-bit version 14.0.2027.2 (X64) on Windows 10 Pro 10. I have trouble to set the appropriate network UNC path and other settings for the linked server. My ...
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MS Access linked table displays short text instead of Decimal data type

I have linked tables in MS Access databases (various versions, 2007-2019) which are connected to SQL server 2017 via Sql server 2017 drivers (eg, msodbcsql_17.2.0.1_x64). Fields that are of data type ...
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How do I link two Access Tables so if one Table gets updated both will?

I have an access database with a table that is linked to an excel sheet. I also have a duplicate table with the same data linked to a postgres database. My goal is to either link these two tables in ...
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Find rows without matching second field for given constants in first field

Consider an example table with two string fields FIRST_NAME and LAST_NAME. For a given Lastname == Smith, I find to expect a row with another given Lastname == Johnson and identical Firstname. How ...
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Creating a database link from Oracle Cloud server to remote access database

I work for a small company that currently use Apex to run reports on our accounts system. Oracle is installed on our local server and part of the data is gained via a database link to an access ...
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Issues with updating MS access table with data from another table

I have a table in a MS Access DB that currently has a bunch of Alpha codes. I need to switch those to be numeric ones. I have another table that acts as a code directory. I'm trying to update the ...
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How to show records for a particular month [closed]

Show the Sales, Profit and ShipDate fields (only) of any records from the month of January (any year) where Region and Province are both Ontario.
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Single Column index or 3 column index in MS Access

I am creating a table with a single memo field and either 3 text fields (tablename, fieldname, caseID) or a single text field with the 3 text strings concatenated. There will be a single NO ...
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How can I import multiple .xlsx and .xls files into multiple tables in Access?

I have 100 .xslx and .xls files with different formats and I need to import them all separately into Access keeping their original file names intact. Folder example: C:\Users\username\Desktop\...
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MS access >2gb and inaccessible: Can't be repaired followed by 'Object invalid or no longer set'

We have added 2 queries that should drop and load tables into our DB. For an (at this time) untracable 'mistake', it is likely that the queries only loaded and did not drop any tables to end up with a ...
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How do I set up a report that shows number of clients by age group when their age is stored by date of birth in Microsoft Access

I am working on setting up a new database in Microsoft Access for a food locker it will be used for client input as well as tracking client visits. One of the monthly reports they need is how many ...
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Manipulating duplicate records in access

I have a table with data as follows: Field1 Field2 Field3 10 10 20 10 20 10 30 1 0 20 1 1 20 1 20 1 30 2 2 30 2 30 2 My goal is to ...
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ODBC in Access working but not in SQL Server

I have a postgres database running on a remote server. I'd like to be able to query it in SQL Server. I downloaded the ODBC Driver for postgres and created a system DSN which successfully runs a ...
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SSMA for Access - Migration Assistant Wizard remove password prompt after linking table

Hello used SSMA to create a linked table using SQL. Is there a way to remove this password prompt after opening the table in Access ? I tried adding the username and password in the connection string ...
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OPENROWSET link from Access to Excel

I am trying to use Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine OLE DB provider to query an XLSX file with OPENROWSET. An attempt to query just spins in SSMS without error, failure, or a result set. ...
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how to find min max of sum?

hello everyone i try to find minimum and maximum value of SUM(units_sold) i test some ways but i can't find best solution please help me ! SELECT TOP 1 dp.product_name, SUM(fs.units_sold) AS ...
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Query for showing missing years

I have a question about showing the missing values by a query. Given table named Top2000 with fields Artist, Title, Ranking, Year, the following query... Select * from Top2000 order by Artist, ...
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How can you effectively visualise a complex relational database?

I have an Access database which contains all the data from an open-source Japanese dictionary, JMdict. The database contains 24 linked tables, so reading it is complicated. The reason for this is that ...

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