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Question: Add Contacts from Outook to Access database

I created a database in Access 2007. I am a relative newbe at this. One of the functions that I am using is a macro that Microsoft supplied as part of a Contacts table/form template to add Contacts from Outlook to the Contacts table in the the database. It was working just fine until I split the database, putting the tables on a server and the front end on my local PC. After splitting, it will no longer work. I have spent hours searching the Web and found 100's for people asking the same question, but no solution. Front and back end files are all in Trusted locations. Went back to a copy of the pre-split database (which still worked) and copy the object to the new split database. Would not work in the new database. . Saw some talk about using a temp Contacts table, but it did not give enough detail for me to follow.

Anyone have any ideas

Thanks

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I have a client that wants to import the contact information from his Access database into his Outlook. I don't really have much in the way of programming skills, and I'm not quite sure what to do. I know that Outlook will not do this by default. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Importing Contacts from Access Database to Outlook...

It depends on the Access database. How are you going to get the data out of it? Did the developer make an export function? If not, it would be very simple to make a query that grabs the needed information. That query could be exported as a CSV that Outlook could import.

Outlook 2007 will also grab data directly from Access 97-2003, but it has to be set up properly.
 

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Microsoft have virtually forced Android Outlook users onto their new Outlook. I use Outlook on my Nexus 7. Since installing the new Outlook I find that the Contacts doesn't fully synchronize. It worked fine under the old Outlook. It seems to need loads of time to populate the Contacts file, and some of the details still have not filled in fully yet. Can anyone shed light on this issue

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i have a csv file with my contacts from old outlook. how can i import all the contacts in one go into outlook 2007? i know how to do individually but have a lot of contacts
thanks for any help

Answer:import multiple contacts into outook 2007 from csv

Read this. Although for Excel it should work for any csv file. Map custom fields is fairly important.
It would have been easier to have created a pst file of your old contacts (export as pst) and then imported that.

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I searched for a topic similar to mine, but I found none. So, here goes...

I currently have a database that tracks my contacts in numerous ways. However, the place I'm building this database for often holds events that these contacts attend. I created an events database (using a template), and then exported it to my current database. Ultimately, I would like to be able to show which contacts were scheduled to attend the event and which contacts actually attended, both in the contacts area and in the events area.

Any thoughts on how to set that up?
 

Answer:Solved: Creating a database that tracks Contacts, Events, and Contacts that attended

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Question: Contacts Database

Hello. Well heres is what i am looking for. I need to keep a client list. The list needs a static field which would be customer information..name, address ect, but also contain some written notes. I also need to be able to pull up that "card" and enter/track on what date did said customer come into the business.
Am I looking at something like an Excel spreadsheet?....People have told me Outlook but Im not sure if thats what i need. Any input?
thanks
 

Answer:Contacts Database

Honestly, get ACT! 10, its an out of the box solution for contact management, requires little customizations
 

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Right now it's in Access 2000. I'd like to upgrade Office but don't want to keep paying for Professional, so I'm looking for something I can put it into. (This is the only thing I do in Access any more.)

Primary requirement is that I be able to assign multiple categories to each contact, then print mailing labels for everybody in a category.

Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

Answer:Looking for contacts database

Why not carry on using Access 2000 with the new Office Products, if it works why cahnge it?
 

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I'm building a database application in Visual Basic .NET and I want to know what is the equivalent code of this when I want to make a connection to mysql:

Protected connString As String = _
"Provider = Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _
"Data Source = " & loc & "\dbProject.mdb;"

Private cn As OleDb.OleDbConnection = New OleDb.OleDbConnection(connString)

Private ConnectionString As String = connString
 

Answer:Exporting MS Access Database to MySQL Database

You would have to have the MySQL driver for it on the server regardless.
 

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Hi Guys,

Im trying to write some code that will copy my access database , tables and data to a new sql server database, ive got the code to create the sql database but i need to populate it from my application

Any answers would be grateful

Thanks
Mark
 

Answer:Copy an access database to SQL server database using VB.NET

Google: import access to sql server
 

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Here's the question- how do I open a form in an existing database from another db in Access 2010 using VBA and give it focus. I can open the external db and it's form but cannot figure how to give it focus. I'm trying to create a master form that will call various databases that each have a form. Seems simple, open the master menu, click on a button that then opens the called db and the associated form. Do my business exit the db and am back at the master form. I would be okay to just close the master db, all it has it the main menu or leave it open. Doesn't matter which I just want to open the called db and form and have its focus.
 

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Hi,
I don't support Access, nor have I been trained in it, but I've been asked if I can help in this problem.
An Access database connects externally to a SQLServer database at login time for the application. How do I find which external database they are connecting to? I know that there is a way to go behind the forms to see the source code, but I cant remember how to do this.
I cannot find an obvious User/System file dsn on the PC to give me a clue.
Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Accessing external database from Access database

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I have inadvertently lost around 650 very important contacts from outlook 2002 sp3I was syncing a new pocket pc which wiped them off I then synced my own which cleared it, a day later i was horrified to see all my precious contacts gone, I tried a system restore on the PC to no avail and I tried to run a restore on one of the PPC's but no success.Is there anyone out there who can helpthanksLen

Answer:Lost contacts database outlook

You'll need to use the backup copy of the outlook *.pst file assuming you made one of course. It's all stored in that pst file.

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My "contacts" database for email (Thunderbird/Gmail) contains hundreds of email addresses. My iPhone contacts list is something that has been constructed over the years by using the phone, and is different from my email contacts. Roughly 75% of the individuals are the same, and both databases need to be updated because of duplicates, outdated entries, etc.

Is there a way to construct one database that can be imported to both my phone, iPad, and desktop computer that will serve for phone numbers and email addresses? I also use my phone for hands free calls in my car with voice recognition, if that makes a difference.

I'm pretty good with databases and spreadsheets, and would like to make a CSV file that I could edit and save to my desktop and mobile devices.

Thanks for your comments and help.

Lee

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Hi,

I've been given the task of finding software which will enable a customer contact list to be maintained and be accessible anywhere by multi users, this contact list should then be available to create email mail shots as well os postal mail shots.

I can find software that will maintain a database online, and I see mail merge in Microsoft but I can't seem to find anything that will bring both together and online to enable the multi user, multi locations.
Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

K
 

Answer:Database, Contacts, Mail Merge Online Software

Access does both database and Mail Merge using VBA, Word and or Reports, but I don't know much about the "Web" based part. I have never actually worked on one on the web.
 

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I have MS Access 2000. I initially created a long book list several years ago. I recently found a template from the MS database for books that I downloaded that I like better. I have tried importing the data from the old database to the new one but with no luck. Both are in Access 2000. I am running Win2K.
Thanks
 

Answer:Transfer from Access Database to Access Database

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I am working for a company that has four people (four different computers) entering data into four different Excel 2010 files on a shared drive. I would like to create a master file on my own computer for the purpose of generating reports. How do I create one Access database that includes all of the information from the four different excel files? Also, can this Access file be continuously updated as the four Excel files are updated each day? Thank you!!!
 

Answer:Access 2010 Help Merging 4 Excel Files into One Access Database

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According to what I've read, Access 2010 uses the same database format as Access 2007. So this should mean I can open and run a 2007 database (with a lot of VBA code) in Access 2010 with no trouble, yes?

So why do I have the feeling that something is not going to work? Is it because I have been through to many Access upgrades?

Answer:Any problems using Access 2007 database with Access 2010?

Hi bbinnard,

If you have not purchase Access 2010 yet, what I'd recommend is....download the Trial Version and play around with it for quite a while.

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I would like to set up an MS Office Access 2003 or even 2007 file and put it online for my team to enter data into. It seems as if Google Docs, my first idea, does not facilitate MS Access mdb files.Any safe suggestions would be most appreciated.

Answer:Easy online access to a Microsoft Access database

windows live shared folder. give password into to people who can access the DB or they register accounts and allow them to access the folder

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Is it possible to convert an Access 2000 database to Access 7.0? I have an old machine that I would like to run a database on but it only has Access 7.0 for WIndows 95.
 

Answer:Convert Access 2000 database to Access 7.0?

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Hi, I installed windows 7 prof, and then I installed ms office 2003. Now I am creating databases. I have never got this messages before when installing ms office 2003 on win wp. When I code and make changes, this message pops up. "You do not have exclusive access to the database as this time. If you proceed to make changes, you may not be able to save them later." how do i get rid of it? Thanks. Deon

Answer:You do not have exclusive access to the database. ms access 2003

I can tell you how to change the setting in Office 2010 (I don't have access to Office 2003, so you'll have to hunt around in OPTIONS):FILE - OPTIONS - CLIENT SETTINGS - ADVANCED - DEFAULT OPEN MODEMake sure it is set to Exclusive and not Shared

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Hello All,
Our company had a photo booth with an F-35 fighter jet at a recent technology show. Individuals were allowed to have there pic taken in front of the aircraft with a pretty model. Now I have over 2500 pictures and over 2500 individuals that need their pic emailed to them. I have an Access database with a name, email address and a picture. Each name has a different image. How can I automatically send each person their picture through Outlook? I would like it to automatically populate a new email with the address and corresponding pic then have it be sent on its way while I am home sleeping. Can this be done? Is there a command that can run a VB script in Access to accomplish this? I thank you profusely in advance.

Scott
 

Answer:Solved: ACCESS: Email pic from Access database

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Hi, I installed windows 7 prof, and then I installed ms office 2003. Now I am creating databases. I have never got this messages before when installing ms office 2003 on win wp. When I code and make changes, this message pops up. "You do not have exclusive access to the database as this time. If you proceed to make changes, you may not be able to save them later." how do i get rid of it? Thanks. Deon

Answer:You do not have exclusive access to the database. ms access 2003

I can tell you how to change the setting in Office 2010 (I don't have access to Office 2003, so you'll have to hunt around in OPTIONS):FILE - OPTIONS - CLIENT SETTINGS - ADVANCED - DEFAULT OPEN MODEMake sure it is set to Exclusive and not Shared

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Hi everybody! I have a problem with my MS Access and can’t use the wizard for creating database objects (forms, report, table, queries, etc). Whenever I choose Wizard option to create those database objects, I get the following error message:

Microsoft Access can’t find the wizard, or there is syntax error in the Declaration section of a Visual Basic module.​
The wizard you need may be missing from the libraries key of the Microsoft Access section of the Windows Registry.
To make sure that the wizard is in the Windows Registry, run Setup to reinstall Microsoft Access, and the compile all Visual Basic modules in the database.​
I reinstalled the MS Access as instructed in the message, but I don’t know where to find and compile those Visual Basic modules. I also don’t know how to get to libraries key of the Microsoft Access section of the Windows Registry.

I tried to reinstall the software by using two different versions of software CDs (MS Office 2000 and XP) and both failed to solve the problem. I also tried unsuccessfully to access Add-Ins feature from the Tools menu in order to add the missing component. Please help me!

ishak
 

Answer:Can't access MS Access database Wizard

Funny I had the same error last night. I ran Setup from the CD (from RUN prompt) checked off the access wizard. Then went and did what I was doing, it still asked to install the feature but it worked that time.

If that does not help the is an MS article, basically, if you are in "Break mode" of a module that could also cause it.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/208204/en-us
 

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Ok I have one more question-a few people have other versions of Access in my program and need to use the database that I created in Access 97. A few people tried and couldn't open it. Is there an easy way to converting this so they can use it on their computers? Thanks for the help.
 

Answer:Access 97 database in Access 2000?

Access should prompt them to either open the DB file or convert it to the newer version on startup. If it doesn't you can open the newer version of Access and go to Tools > Database Utilities > Convert Database.
Warning: Everything in your DB may not convert properly so be ready to do some work if this happens.
 

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Question: Access database

I am trying to produce an access database for client names and addresses to be entered using a form but I want the establishment address to be automatically completed if the establishment name when entered is in an existing table of names and addresses. I want to store the address in the new client database table and be able to add a new address if the establishment name does not already exist.

I have tried various ways of doing this including dlookup, and on afterevent with no success. It seems a very logical thing to do but I cannot get Access to do it. I would be grateful for any help.

Many thanks
 

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i think this is the place to post my questions. hear goes.....

my sup wants me to design a database to log network equipment with their corresponding users. now i plan to do this in m$ access 2003 and have created all the necessary fields so far and customized them to what they ought to be.

question #1 what should i do next??
question #2 give me some ideas please of how to really get this database app going please.
question #3 how do i make it seem like a program for the end user.

please help.
if you got any questions please feel free to ask.

Answer:database in access.

create a form by using wizard

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My son is trying to design a booking system for time slots completely in Access as part of a college project. We are having trouble in making the availability of a slot conditional on it not having been booked already.We have designed a booking form which offers timeslots in the form of a combo list box. We are able to apply validation to eliminate multiple bookings, however we would like the booking form to only offer available time slots (and not to display those already booked). Any ideas how this can be achieved please?

Answer:Access database - help please

I don't know if the following link will be any good to you but it seems to cover a similar topicclick here

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Question: access Database

I have a database where I enter part number description, and cost. I also have another database that is updated all the time with this information in it. I would like to be able to link or however you do it. I would like to lets say put in the part number and then when I push enter or tab the description and cost field populates.

any help would be great.
 

Answer:access Database

you can link by selecting the table tab in the DB window and then click NEW followed by selecting Link. Then search for your other database and select the table you want to link to.

You will now have access to all the fields, it is the same as a table now except you may have sharing issues if the table is opened on the source DB.

You can use this linked table just as a regular table to make reports forms, queries etc. so you may not need the table you created with the same information as it is redundant.

So you can make a form with your linked table with a combo to select the product.
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I don't know to what degree of detail you want or how much you know so if you need more help just post back.
 

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I have two separate access database files that I cannot access. when I try to open either one it says unrecognized database format. When I tried to compact and repair, it says the same thing. how can I get back into these databases?
 

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Question: Access database

I have an access data base program that we use as our special orders program, we use to be able to have more than one person log into this, but now only one at a time is able to.. The file is shared for all users.

thanks.
 

Answer:Access database

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Question: Access Database

Hi all,

I have an issue with an access database. When I print out a report one of my columns only prints out 4 out of the 5 digits. This happens with 2 machines. On other pcs the 5 digits appear in output of the report. I have checked the resolutions of the pcs and they are the same. I have expanded the column widths in design view and still the problem persists. I cannot figure out why only 4 digits appear out of the 5.

Can anybody help?

thanks
 

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Question: Access Database

I have this access database that I from another user which I want to customize so that I can use it. The form has about 28 records with a yes or no fields. Now what I need to do is add more records as I have stuff to add that will require the user to ans. with a yes or no answer. My problem is that I am unable to add more questions (lines or record). Is there a way to do that?
 

Answer:Access Database

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What I have done is combine the Order Entry, Inventory Control and Customer Management databases together in Access 97 and I’m trying to get them to work together to be able to update when inventory comes in and goes out of my business.

I’m trying to figure out how to complete the actual receipt of merchandise on a purchase order in the database. I want to put in the current date or earlier (I may use yesterday's date when I finally get around to entering data) as my variables for the timing to update the inventory transaction table (units received and units on hand fields).

Can you give me the operators and operands in the expression builder and the complete proper syntax that I would need to tell an event has happened and to update the table.

Thank you in advance - you guys are so good!!
 

Answer:Help with Access 97 database

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ok , i finally got a site , with some ex. for loading jpg into ACCESS,

http://members.tripod.com/accdevel/imaging.htm
http://www.lebans.com/loadsavejpeg.htm
ok now without eating any1's head, i have to create a small catalog, with itemcode and pic of the item,both have to be related ,so tha I can search , for itemcode adn get the picture....

now both of above ex. codes are free and can be changed, so any1 cna help me out here,who konws access in advance , modify the scripts above if they can , so taht I am asked for like item code and pic.......

!!!!!!
 

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Question: Access Database

Hi

I have a DB that I did. It works fine except when I click on a cancel button on a text box and then it gives me the error shown below. Im totally lost as to why its doing this. If anyone can help I would appreciate it. Even just pointing me in the right direction. I posted it as a zip file on this site

http://www.geocities.com/jbfen/index

the password is horror (and sorry for subject matter of horror movies)
 

Answer:Access Database

Listen...I looked and can't find anything wrong with it. I recreated the button (find by director), and it appears to work fine...just tells you the macro has been cancelled.

This isn't the first time I've been unable to find something wrong with something in Access...I'm pretty sure it's not uncommon either.
 

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Question: Access Database

I have an issue with an access database. When I print out a report one of my columns only prints out 4 out of the 5 digits. This happens with 2 machines. On other pcs the 5 digits appear in output of the report. I have checked the resolutions of the pcs and they are the same. I cannot figure out why only 4 digits appear out of the 5.

Can anybody help?

thanks
 

Answer:Access Database

It may be the version of True Type Fonts that are involved, can't you just increase the column width slightly.
By the way you getter better responses for Access/Excel questions on the Business Applications Forum.
 

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Question: MS Access database

I am developing an Access database, one of the uses for which will be mail merging letters and mailing labels. The database records all contain an Area field, which contains an area code in the range 1-10. I've created a query which allows the viewing of records for specific areas (i.e. it filters the data so I can see just area 1, just area 2, etc). Instead of having a separate query for each area I put [Area?] in the Criteria for Area on the query design so that a box appears when I run the query into which I can enter the area code I want, click OK, and then that area is displayed. This all works fine.However, when I come to try mail merging, the query is not visible in the list of ones I can select in Word! If I make a query without the [Area?] variable in then it works OK (i.e. if I specify "1" as the area criteria).Can anyone advise what I'm doing wrong?

Answer:MS Access database

Searching around on the internet, I found a solution to this.Within Word, you have to go into Tools > Options > General Tab and select confirm conversion at Open. This, for some reason, displays a different menu when you select the database as the source for the mailmerge, from which you can select a DDE connection which then gives you the full list of tables and queries from Access.

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Hi,can smb help me with sites that have tutorials about the relation of vb.net with access databases or sql databases.
Thanks
 

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Question: Access Database

Hi i created an access database for students that keeps track of their personal information as well as a monthly evaluation that they have to fill out, however i do not know how to create a button that i can place on the form that can allow the administrator to go to each student by either last name... sort of like a search engine. I don't know how to do this though, as well as just making a query that only gives me information for just 1 person and i don't have to manually put in the information in the criteria.. this i would also like to make a button or something of that sort..

please help!!! I'm close but no cigar!
 

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Hi

I have a MS Access database with forms, reports, queries, switchboard & so on. I would like to move it to a web server... since it is used by multiple users on one network it is getting a bit slow..

Any suggestions for an easy way to do this and keep everything working

Thanks in advance

Ryan

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Question: access database

I have created a tracking program using access, the main tracking page contains name, address, phone numbers, computer information etc. I also have two fields that I insert the problem, and then the fix, then that is printed out to give to the customer. whenever the customer brings their computer back in for service, I do a search for their account, and it brings up all the pre existing info. There last problem and cure are still in there... I would like to find some way if it's possible to make this dump the items to a database for each customer in case I want to go into it again and look at past events. Then the next time I open their account, the problem and cure fields are empty, but their data past problem and cure will still be in there.....
I almost have this program or database to where it will do everything that I want it to do.

Any help would be very much appreciated.
Thanks
chad
 

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Question: Access Database

When entering a form..the page normally start with a blank page/form..what code can I use in Macro or Visual Basic..to have the form blank..when entering the form..so that you can just add..new data..instead of having to click on add new data..
 

Answer:Access Database

First, this is really the wrong forum for this question. It should either be in Applications or Development. I only saw this post because I was checking on a post I made here before but I don't usualy visit this forum often.

If you want a form to open ready to take new data, set it's Data Entry property to Yes. (You'll find that property in the Data tab of the forms properties.) If I misunderstood the question, post back and give more details.

Good Luck!

[This message has been edited by YSB (edited 08-10-2000).]
 

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Question: Access Database

I need help in creating a database that can be searched.

3 Items are needed...

A 2 digit year entry
A 6 digit numerical entry (need to be able to enter less digits)
A 4 digit numerical entry (need to be able to enter less digits)

I need to be able to search the 6 digit number and have it tell me what 4 digit number is associated with it.

I am hoping I am making this clear...

for Access 07 or 03? (the previous version)

TIA

Tom
 

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Question: Access database

Hi

I have a requirement to allow the user to do a 'compact and repair' from the system I have developed. I have looked at some code online and tried the following:

https://www.experts-exchange.com/viewCodeSnippet.jsp?codeSnippetId=10-28247792-1

but this is failing with the following message

Multiple-step OLE DB operation generated errors. Check each OLE DB status value, if available. No work was done.

Any ideas why this is failing? or is there a better method?

Cheers
Code:
using JRO;
private void CompactDatabase(string Path, string Database, string Password="")
{

string Database2 = Database + "1";
string oldmdbfile = "";
string newmdbfile = "";

if (Password != "")
{
oldmdbfile = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" + Path + Database + ";Persist Security Info=True;Jet OLEDB:Database Password='" + Password + "';";
newmdbfile = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" + Path + Database2 + ";Persist Security Info=True;Jet OLEDB:Database Password='" + Password + "';";

}
else
{
oldmdbfile = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" + Path + Database + ";";
newmdbfile = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Sou... Read more

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Question: MS Access Database

Father is running a television repair business. I thought that an access database would be a great way to log in when a customer called. Some information on the customer, television type, the problem etc.

I've looked through the microsoft template, I found a 2003 version of the database program that I want but it involves a lot of b.s. that I can't figure out. the 2007 versions are a bit more user friendly, but I'd rather turn the 2007 version to want 2003 can do or atleast the template does. It's found here,
customer Management
the really cool part about this database is probably the different things you can do. One, you can create an invoice based on the items you set to price and add the taxes to them, then you can add things like different employee's etc etc. I've tried to do it myself, but, there's no real 'help' and i honestly don't know my way around access.

Answer:MS Access Database

Hello,

If you want to save the access database as 2003 open the database and do file save as and 2003 but you may loose some functionality

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Question: ACcess Database

I have this access database that I got from another company and I would like to use it but I would have to customize it to fit my needs. Is that possible
 

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Hi,I have a simple MS Access database that has a nice an simple Import routine, whereby an excel file is imported when the user clicks import. Would it be possible for me to somehow log the path of the excel file that has been imported and record the windows user name that performed the import, in a simple report or table - E.g.Date:File:User:Thanks for any help.

Answer:Access Database Help

No-One???

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Hey i need some help with a project i have for work.

my boss wants a type of program set up that controls our stock and products.

In this program i want to be able to input product codes categories invoices suppliers stock on shelf and stock on order and maybe a few similar things.

do u think microsoft access will be able to help me create this? or is there another program out there that will make it easier to do?

please help i havent started it yet just trying to educate myself as best i can and everday my boss asks how its all goin.
 

Answer:database help access 03?

Access is perfect for this application.
What kind of products are you dealing with?
Do you "Supplier" lists?
Do you have more than one Supplier for items.
Is the stock used within your area ie by yourselves rather than being sold to a Customer?
Do you want Categories and Sub Categories of stock?
Do you have "Re-Order" levels? (Minimum stock when a new order is required)
 

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Question: MS Access Database

I have a working Access database on a machine running WIN XP and MS Office 2003. I transferred that database file to a new machine running Vista Ultimate and MS Office 2007. When I try to open the database on the new machine, I get this message: missing reference dao2535.tlb. How do I resolve this?
 

Answer:MS Access Database

Open your database.
Hit Alt+F11.
Hit Tools-->References.
It would seem it's missing from there.

See:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/824259
 

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Question: Access DataBase

I have an access database, one of the forms I am working with has a subform. I want to be able to print part of the main form, and parts of the suboform. I can do this by inserting the form key number and the subform key number, then it prints what I want. What I am looking for is to be able to be in a clients record and push print and without having to enter anything it prints the fields in the form and the subform that I have in a report. I hope this makes sense. Is there a macro that I can put together to do this?

Thank you in advance for any help. .
Chad
 

Answer:Access DataBase

The simplest way although it may not seem like it, is to do the following:
Create a Join Query that includes both tables/queries (whatever your using), and create Joins on the 2 Key fields (related), this query should then become the control source for you report.
Now in the new query go to the field that contains the data you will be selecting on the form. eg the ID for the Main form

In the criteria row right click and select Build, find your form and find the Id field control name. The syntax will be:

[Forms]![FormName]![ControlName]
Now if you don't already have one, place a button on your form that opens the Report or query, it should only display the records for the selected records.

This called "Filter by Form"
Any problems let me know I or some one else can walk you through, it works I use it all the time.
 

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Question: Access Database

When entering a form..the page normally start with a blank page/form..what code can I use in Macro or Visual Basic..to have the form blank..when entering the form..so that you can just add..new data..instead of having to click on add new data..
 

Answer:Access Database

First, this is really the wrong forum for this question. It should either be in Applications or Development. I only saw this post because I was checking on a post I made here before but I don't usualy visit this forum often.

If you want a form to open ready to take new data, set it's Data Entry property to Yes. (You'll find that property in the Data tab of the forms properties.) If I misunderstood the question, post back and give more details.

Good Luck!

[This message has been edited by YSB (edited 08-10-2000).]
 

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Question: Access Database

I am unable to pen my database. It gave me an error message saying it is corrupted. I tried to do repair it but I was unsuccessful.

HELP
 

Answer:Access Database

Don't you have any Back-ups?
Try opening a "new Blank" database and on the Main Menu, File>Get External Data>Import and then point it the corrupted file just to see if it can be opened that way.
If it can then on each set of Controls (tables, queries, forms etc) click selct all and then OK
 

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Question: Access Database

I am using a form to enter data that is updated to table. The problem is that the calculated fields in the Form do not update in the table while everything eles does. Can anyone help please.
 

Answer:Access Database

Generally, calculated data isn't stored in tables. There is no need for it. If you calculate data, you use it in queries or reports . . . when you create a report, you base it on your query, not your table.
 

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Question: ACCESS DATABASE

I have set up a database and form saving an old database and form. It has worked but the automatic numbering for each of the forms will not zero. Any ideas, as I can't understand the help responses.

Answer:ACCESS DATABASE

The only wat to reset an auto number in access is to compact and repair

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Question: Access database

Hi, i'm new for using database (mic. access)
i hope u can help me.
i'm currently developed a database using microsoft access. the database is about an insurance company. i need to do a database that store the unit manager, agen, client, policy and proposal.
i had build the table and relationship. i also had input the agen and unit manager (UM).
but what should i do now.
i need to separate each agen according to the um and also the client.
i also need to give output so that when i insert um code or agen code, user can see the client info, or the agen info.

please.. i really need your help...
 

Answer:Access database

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We use Accessdata base to keep track of all our orders. All of sudden two days ago, I go to the "main switchboard" and I get a blank order entry form. In that form, there is a small clickable box and when I click on that it says "The expression On Click you entered as the event property setting produced the following error: The expression you entered has a function name that Microsoft Office Access can't find. *** The expression may not result in the name of a macro, the name of a user-defined function, or [Event Procedure]. ***There may have been an error evaluating the function, event or macro."

I have no idea what this means. Please help.

thank you,
renee
 

Answer:Access Database - HELP!!!!

The first thing to try after taking a backup copy of the Database is a "Repair & Compact" of the current one. You should open Accees, not the database and then choose Tools>Database Utilities>Repair & Compact. Choose the current database to repair and Compact and save it under a new name. Open the newly named, repaired database and see if it still has the same problem.
 

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I have a database for an engineering project that has 3 main tables. These are the ProjectCode, the Area and the Costs
The ProjectCode has multiple Areas and the Areas have multiple Costs. Data entry to the Costs table includes a [ProjectCode], [Area] and an [Amount Aus]

My Area Table has all the area / project code combinations entered as these all have an individual budget figure that needs the costs to compare to

I want my database to be able to sum up the [Amount Aus] in the costs table and update the field [AmountAus] in the Area table, but only for the costs that match the [ProjectCode] and [Area]

Area Table
AutoIDBudgetAusAmountAusAreadDescriptProjectCodeArea4$900,700.00 Crushing1125$1,939,820.00 Process Plant Design 015$1,413,854.67 Milling126$953,957.33 Flotation137$450,176.00 CIL148$356,532.00 Elution / Recovery159$140,000.00 Reagents1610$254,666.67 Plant Services1711$362,757.33 Concentrate Handling1812$1,096,594.67 Village / Camp12026$32,609.33 Village & Camp02013$2,662,938.67 Mining Services12114$0.00 Gold Recovery12215$3,312,594.67 Plant HV Power Distribution12316$449,604.00 Communications12417$584,370.67 Construction Tools / Equip12518$740,558.67 Travel12619$1,270,021.33 Plant Buildings12727$42,493.33 Budget Re-validation02820$0.00 Meetings & Administration12921$1,270,021.33 Roaster14122$0.00 Waste Heat Recovery14228$32,609.33 Waste Heat Recovery04223 Power Station14329$70,852.00 Power Station04324$0.00 Off-Gas14430$30,916.00 Off-Gas044

Cost T... Read more

Answer:Access Database Help

Database

I have attached a word document that shows structure as the tables didn't work on my thread
 

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Hello, I am using Access 2000 and have created a database with a command button that opens up a report via a macro. I would like to know how to open up single reports instead of pushing a button that brings up every report, I've been able to open up reports that are based off of queries, queries that have paramenters that need to be inputted in order to bring up single unique records, but I would like to be able to just create a button that brings just that particular unique record-report off of that particular unique record on that form. Meaning that for a record that had just been inputted for John Doe on a form, I would like to know how to create a button on that form to pull up John Doe's single report without having to build a query that asks for a parameter. Is there anyway to do this?
 

Answer:Access-Printing a single report off of a single record from an Access database form

You will have to adapt this to your own form setup; but it's just using the Where line of the OpenReport macro action.

If on the form MyFormName you have two controls called txtFirstNm and txtLastNm, and in the query underlying the report you have two fields called FirstNm and LastNm, you would put into the Where line of the OpenReport action:

Code:
[FirstNm]=[Forms]![MyFormName]![txtFirstNm] And [LastNm]=[Forms]![MyFormName]![txtLastNm]
Hope that helps.
 

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I have an access 2003 database that calls a VB6 module. The module starts and then I get a run-time error 75 path/file access error. I can execute the vb module outside of access but I have to run as administrator for it to work correctly. What can I fix so that the call from access will execute? I believe the issue is with comctl32.ocx and the status bar control inside the vb module.

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Hello, I have a been tasked to move an entire Microsoft Access 2003 database from one computer to another.

The machine that has the database on is running Windows Xp servicepack 3

I want to transfer the entire database to a machine running Windows 7 and Microsoft Access 2007.

What is the easiest and safest way to do this?

I am a newbie at this so your help would be gratefully received.

Thanks
 

Answer:Access database move

Copy the file to a thumb drive or across the network. THe only issue with Access 2007 might be the trusted locations setings for where the database would be running from.
 

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Hi there,

Just checking with you guys.

Will this database work if a job needed one or more parts?

I can post a print screen of the relationships between the tables.
 

Answer:Should this work Access Database

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Please can anyone give me a completely idiot proof instruction on how to set up a report in ACCESS; I have already got the databse and form set upThanksGaily

Answer:ACCESS DATABASE REPORTS

use the wizard to create attractive reports and then in design view, put in the final touches.The help facility is also worth using.

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Im creating a database to book both rooms and resources, assign them to staff etc, iv created a barebones system that lets you book the room/resource and assign it to a person on a date, what i need is.. if someone can help that is, is when a date reaches a certain point, say 1 day before.. to pop up a reminder, also.. i need the room to pop up as booked if between dates that are already booked.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Steve.
 

Answer:Solved: MS Access Database

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I want to make a database listing CDs and track titles. I can't figure out how to go about this, since the number of tracks vary so widely on different CDs. Some CDs have 23 tracks! Do I need to create 23 fields just for those few?

Better yet, can I make an expandable field that will keep creating new data fields as needed?

I know how to set up a basic database, so I don't need help with that.

Thanks.

Answer:MS-Access: How to Create a CD Database

The idea that you propose in having a single table that lists the CD Name (Album Name) and the tracks together as a single line item isn't a very effective method of making that database for exactly the reasons you raised. Rather than having them in one table, split them up and relate them.

The way I would go about doing this is...

Table 1: Albums
Fields: Album Name, Artist, Year, Genre, Whatever other fields you might add
Primary Key: Either make it a composite key with Album Name and Artist or create an additional field which contains a unique identifier such as a Number. I would suggest creating a unique field as the primary key as it is easier to work with.

Table 2: Tracks
Fields: Song Title, Artist, Album, Track Number
Primary Key: I would go with Song Title and Artist as a composite Primary Key.

Table 3: Artists (If you so choose)
Fields: Artist, any other info about the artist or group you wish to include.
Primary Key: Artist Name

The important thing is the relationships between these three tables.

Albums Table is related to Tracks Table in a One to Many Relationship (One album has Many songs).

Albums Table is also related to the Artist Table in a One to Many Relationship as well (One Artist may have Many Albums).

You need to determine what you want to have as your primary keys which will determine what the foreign keys will be in the related tables. For example, if in the Albums Table you use the Name and Artist as the Primary Key, then these fields would... Read more

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I work for a company who has 4 offices in the midwest. They all need to connect to the same database in which they all will edit. I thought webdav will work but since Im using MS Access (I read it will corrupt it). How can I do this?

Answer:How can you access a database remotely?

provided certain requirements are fulfilled:Each machine that needs to access the database must have MS Access installed as a standalone, or there must be a network installation.You must set up a shared folder on the computer that will host the database, and put the Access database inside it.Make sure that the database is configured to open in shared mode:1. On the Tools menu, click Options. 2. On the Advanced tab, under Default open mode, click Shared.The danger, when more than one person has access to the database, is that more than one person might be working with the same records at the same time. Someone else could edit whilst you're working in the database, or even delete your data, so you'll need to watch for the warnings that Access will provide if, and when this happens. You'll get a small black arrowhead alongside a record that is current, and hasn't been edited. If there's an icon that looks like a yellow sheet of paper with a pen it means that data changes haven't been saved - your colleagues will not see the changes, and they won't be able to edit the data until you save your changes. A small circle with a line across it means that the record is locked, and you'll hear a beep if you try to edit.

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Hi, not sure if anyone here will be able to help me out here, but I am currently studying databases, and am a bit stuck on a particular link between the following 2 tables:- 'Jobs' (Primary key = JOBID) - 'Employees' (Primary key = EMPLOYEEID)Each job can have more than one employee involved, and each employee can have more than one job involved. I believe this is a many-to-many relationship and I understand that I need a linking table.Does anyone know how to do this so that when I go onto the employee table, I am shown a list of jobs, and vice versa?Regards, Tom

Answer:MS Access Database - Many to many relationship

Just worked it out! No probs =D

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I set up and maintain an Access 2000 database in a hospital to track patients in a particular program. The hospital has signed with another info system operator and it looks like they are changing to Oracle. I know nothing about the database and am wondering how much different it is from Access and if I will be able to import my Access database and queries into the Oracle database. The hospital does not support Access and has not done so in the past. Our department is apparently the only one using Access; however, we may be able to keep using Access even tho we aren't supported by the IS operator. BUT if we can make the change w/o a lot of problems, maybe we should do so. I'm self taught on Access and will probably have to take outside classes on my own for Oracle.

Any suggestions for me.
 

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Hi
I have downloaded a free Bill of Materials that I have modified
slightly to handle my data. The problem I have is that in the output table it doesn't display the ProductID. I have tried to do this with a query but when selecting the ParentID the query shows all instances of the componets.
Question is can anybody add the ParentID to the output table I have read through the module and it may as well be written in Martian!!!

Module for BOM:
Option Compare Database
Option Explicit

'The Bill of materials processor:
' is designed to allow you to decompose an assembly into its component items.
' operates at multiple levels, where each item at each level can be a component
' or a sub-assembly. (SubAssemblies are further decomposed by the breakdown).
' uses 3 tables
' :Table 1, Assemblies contains the list of items needed to assemble any assembly.
' the items can be subassemblies or components.
' Comprises the following fields.
' : ComponentID, a text field to allow the user to recognise the item.
' : ParentID, a code field to allow linking.
' : NumberRequired, The number of units required for this level of this assembly.
' For a given assembly, the items that go into its construction are entered into the
' ComponentID field, while the parentID contains the code identifying the given assembly.
'
'Table 2, Components contains the list of items recognised by the Ass... Read more

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I have to build a simple database in access with a few queries and reports. I also need a form and possibly a switchboard.

I have the start but I don't know how to build a dependent combo box and could use some help. Is there anyone out there with the time to help me get this straighten out.

Thanks
Michelle
 

Answer:Building a database in Access

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Season's Greetings!

Anyone have any rcommendations for a free or inexpensive alternative software to MS Access that can open and work *.mdb files?

Thanks,

Geolbob
 

Answer:MS Access Database Alternative

Hi

Their is Open Office 2.1.0 and its Access clone in BASE, but from what I have read its not as good as Access, but maybe worth a test on a backup DB to see if it fullfills your need?
 

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We have quite a hefty database (approx 90meg) that we would like to split into 2 smaller databases.

The plan is that if a certain "Date" field is older than a set date or another field = "Closed" then these records can be move to a archive database. The archive database needs to still have all the forms, queries and reports.

Is there software to do this or is it a case of make a copy of the database as the archive then manually delete the records that match the above criteria.
TIA
Raw2K
 

Answer:Splitting Access Database

In access, create a new blank db. Go to File...Get External Data...Import...

Import all tables, queries, reports, etc. that you want.

In the table in the new DB, run a maketable query, pulling all records where Date < (cutoff date) or other field = "Closed".

This new table will have your backup info. Delete the table you initially imported.
 

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Hi Everyone, I am new to techguy so if I am posting this in the wrong forum please point me to in the right direction. I am working on a database project that involves skip tracing loan borrowers and cosigners who have bad phone numbers. The process begins with a list that includes their names, SSN, last known address, email address, loan number, balances, charge off status, and how many days past due. After the list is work, it gets added to an excel spreadsheet, with new information such as phone number, accounts that were found gets added to the bal_found column, charge off accounts gets added to the charge off column, track source is added in. I am designing a database to help keep track of resolved account, their balances, how many times the account have been review, last date of review, and so forth.

Again I am new to database and this is a real world app I am working on, just started and I am stuck on the table and relationship, I am attaching a screen shot of the tables I have so, any suggestions and input will highly be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Access 2007 Database

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Built an accounting database:AR, AP, CD,PR,JE, GL........etc.
Looking for help with some access 2013 issues.
1 Need to tie all those tables to create a general leger and a financial statement(It's not the GL I'm concerning
about as much as how to move data from tables to GL
e.g.- For AP every entry on a form has two sides one debit another credit and they need to be reflected in
GL by account number and that where my problem is

2 In my forms need to have a multiple line entries per transaction (like a sales order)
 

Answer:access 2013 database

nphcpa, welcome to the forum.
I am not sure what "AR, AP, CD,PR,JE, GL........etc." are, but it sounds like the overall design of the database may not be optimal.
The fact that you have to have the "move data from tables to GL" suggests that the data should be in a GL table but identified by it's source and split up via Queries for data input/editing.
As for item 2 it sounds like you should have a "Line Entry" sub table and subform for the Transactions.
Can you show me a screenshot of your table Relationships?
 

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I need more than help looking for someone who can create a database in Access for me

I need to track
employee time
Cash
Tips
expenses and a little more

Anyone interested in a small project?

More than just a spreadshet that I alredy use
Tom
 

Answer:Need help writing an Access database

Tom, I can do it for you, but I am not sure how long it will take as I have about 4 other posters that I am trying to help with less time to program.
It will also depend on how sophisticated you want it.
 

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Hi All!

I need to set a reminder within my Access database so everytime I open it a message will pop up.

I have a table that contains different contracts that I need to be remind 3 months before the expiration date.

any help will be greatly appeciated.
 

Answer:Access Database Question

Hi,

On a Form Load you can run a procedure which will scan through the relevant table finding your criteria and populate a temporary table base on which a subform of Datasheet view can be shown with the list which u desired.

Hope u get your way out with this!

rgrds
Manohar
 

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Hi,
Is it possible to access a Wordpress mySql database from .NET/C#/Windows Phone 8?
I'd like to use an existing Wordpress site as a data source for my app.
Many thanks!

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Hi
I have my own server and would like to know if it is possible to create a database in Access and be able to access it off the server preferably using ASP.NET.

I know i could create and sql database on there as it has my sql but would like to know if its easier to do it this way, if its possible ?
Ta

Gus
 

Answer:Connecting To An Access Database

Use SQL.
 

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I have a folder containing songs (all legally owned!!) The file names are the song title or first line.Can I create an Access database and import the file names, one per record to save me having to type them in?

Answer:Creating Access Database

At the dos prompt make your directory the current directory, then enter dir>>files.txtThis creates files.txt in the same directory. Open in excel and edit the rows. Save as excel file then import into your Access database.

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Tôi có m?t h?p ??ng tùy ch?n ?? nh?n ???c ??n 10 qu? táo m?i ngày trong n?m t?i. Tôi chia s? h?p ??ng này v?i ng??i khác. Tôi ?ang t?o ra m?t c? s? d? li?u s? cho tôi bi?t có bao nhiêu qu? táo có s?n trong m?t ngày nào ?ó trong su?t n?m t?i.

Tôi ngh? r?ng tôi s? ph?i thi?t l?p m?t b?ng v?i m?t l?nh v?c cho ngày và n?ng l?c. Sau ?ó tr? ?i 1 l?n m?i ng??i l?y qu? táo vào ngày ?ó.

Có cách nào t?t h?n?
 

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Hi,

I have created a new database and would like to share it among my team. However, when another user opens it, it says file already in use. How can I get the database to allow multiuser access.

I need it so that when information is entered it gets updated in real time on other users machines as well.

Please let me know if you have any solutions.

Regards,

Archie
 

Answer:Access Database Sharing

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Does anyone know of a program/option/tool to repair a microsoft access database that can be run from command line (I don't want any user interaction, I want to be able to schedule it).

The systems do not have Microsoft Access installed, they use a Delphi program with ado connections to an ms access db, and the delphi program runs a compact every time it opens, but the db still gets corrupted and needs repair from time to time.

Currently, I have to log onto the machine, open odbc and do a repair through that, but I would like to be able to schedule a regular repair to run without needing a connection to the db, and hopefully avoiding the user ever seeing the error message.

So far, all I have been able to find are programs that use a gui interface (which I can do with the odbc), or programs that require ms acess or ms access runtime installed, neither of which exists on these machines.

Any suggestions are appreciated!

Thanks
 

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Hi All - I'm the new girl on the block and any assistance you could provide would be greatly appreciated!! To begin I'm developing a Training Provider db in Access to hold various information. I've been going nuts for most of the day trying to figure out how to create a search field. I want to be able to pull information by provider, instead of scrolling through each record. This is my 1st attempt to ever create my own db and I really want it to run smoothly. It would be fantastic if someone could teach me how to create a search field.
 

Answer:Search an Access Database

Welcome to Tech Guy, new girl! I'm the old girl on the block, hee hee.

Guess what. It's sooo easy, and the instructions are right here:
http://www.theofficeexperts.com/access.htm#SearchForm

Oh...I changed the title of your post. Sometimes, people only have a few minutes to answer questions (usually 'cause they're at work and oughtta be working, LOL), so it's best to provide the application in the title name, and also put the version in the body of your post. Some people put that stuff in their signature so they don't have to remember it every time.
 

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Hey all,

I have at least two user's that access a 212 MB Access database. It was working fine up to a few days ago. Now they are having some funky stuff happening. Using both or either Access 2000 and Access 2003 they are getting this error message some times when they try to open the database:

"You do not have exclusive access to the database at this time. Any changes you make may not be saved."

This happens to multiple users. When they access the database a .ldb file appears indicating it is locked. Some times the user can make changes and some times not. The file is located in a place similar to this: G:\share\subfolder\atc board database.mdb

I've Google'd the error message and haven't found anything that really fixes the issue. Any thoughts?
 

Answer:Access database issue

Has one of the users set up a Short cut where the command line is using the Exclusive option?
Have you Compacted and Repaired the database?
 

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Access database not opening completly

I have a user that is having Microsoft Access 2003 issues. There is a database created for this base only but here is what is happening.

He moved from one building to another. At the first bldg. he had all rights and access. He moved the same machine to another bldg. and tried to log on. He was able to log on but he is unable to access certain parts of the database. We have changed his permissions so that he has full permissions and we have changed the macros to that it is low. When that didn't work we reloaded Office. None of that worked. Some things will give him an "open report error" but on others it won't give him any errors at all. It just dosn't open. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Access database not opening all the way

Is that on a domain? Or just a workgroup?

If it's a domain, you have a whole mess of permissions to check. Maybe you missed just one?

As an experiment. Try to copy the whole database, COPY, to his machine directly and open it from there. If he can't even access it locally, then there has to be a problem only between Access and the DB. Usually some kind of version conflict.
 

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i'm very much a beginner at java. i'm currently working on a database application and i'm using access to create my database. my instructions say that i'm to create a database w/ four tables and then lists the fields for each table. but i'm having a little trouble w/ the access part of this.

my problem is that my instructions for the fields will look something like this:

create table names (
personID int DEFAULT AUTOINCREMENT,
firstName varchar (30) NOT NULL,
lastName varchar (30) NOT NULL
)
i can create the table and, of course, i can create the fields, but i'm not sure where i need to implement "int DEFAULT AUTOINCREMENT" and "varchar (30) NOT NULL." will that be done in my java code or do i need to do that somehow in access? i'm not asking anyone to do my homework for me, i'm just having trouble w/ access. i've emailed my teacher w/ this same question, but i have a feeling that i'll get faster replies here. any help will be appreciated. thanks.
 

Answer:access database java help

Sorry, I do not know Java at all, but I do know Access. Those look like instructions to Access.
The first "int DEFAULT AUTOINCREMENT" means Use an Integer value and it is Autoincremented by the table.
The other 2 mean Text of 30 characters (maximum presumably" but must not be Null ie nothing, so an entry must be made.
Why not try implementing it and then make some entries and see if that is what happens.
 

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the error occurs in my MS Access database, "The database ?work.mdb? needs to be repaired or isn?t a database file,"

What is the main reason of this error?
 

Answer:Access Database Error

1. Open your MS Access program.

2. Click on File tab > Info and then click on Compact and Repair Database.
 

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I have an Access database which was copied to an USB device and has become corrupt. I am getting the following error message: The Microsoft Jet database engine could not find the object 'Databases'. Make sure the object exists and that you spell its name and the path name correctly. (Microsoft JET Database Engine). I have attempted to repair the database, run the JETCOMP.exe, import the data from another Access database, SQL Server, Excel; and continue to get the same error. I do not need the forms, queries, reports or macro's, only the table data. I am looking for a reliable company to look at the database and extract the data or software to get the data out. Thanks.

Answer:How to do Access Database repair?

firstly make a copy of your database so that you have a backup just in case any attempts to recover the tables destroys the database. 1) Backup2) Shift and open your database3) compact and repairif that doesnt work thenCreate a new Access database and try to import your tables (i note you have tried this already) soWhat happened?did the table import but were corrupt?did you receive an error during import?I have never used the below tool below but a google search recommended this, it is free so no harm in tryinghttp://downloads.tomsguide.com/Repa...

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Hi Guys,

I am looking for help creating database that i can use for my company. I want it to do my accounting as well as integrate my payroll and employee management into it. Accounting software is very expensive for my small time company not to mention payroll software. If anyone can help me that would be very much appreciated

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i have microsoft access and the database doesn't have any login or anything and i can't change the tables or anything. it is read only and does the system.mdw have to be in the same folder of the database?

Answer:permission for access database

I wouldn't think so but what problem are you having?

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