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Remote connect to a system in the field w/o user in field

Question: Remote connect to a system in the field w/o user in field

I am setting up kiosks that once in the field will be locked down and not accessible to anyone in the field nor do we want anyone else accessing them. However, I need the ability to remote into the system if there is an issue.

Is there anyway to set up the machine so that I can do this without someone being in the field at the machine?


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I use due dates on my Outlook tasks. When I customize my Tasks list (in the Calendar view) to group by due date, I just get too many groupings (one for each due date!). I would like to know if I can create a custom field called 'Due Month' and/or 'Due Week', extracted from the 'Due Date', so I can view my tasks by what is due during a given week or month. If the answer is yes, any suggestions on the technique I would use would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,

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I have a table titled time_slips used to track the amount of time an attorney spends with a member. In the time_slips table there is a field titled reference_id which is a combo box pulling it's displayed information from another table titled references. Also in the time_slips table is a field named details which is native to this table.

My question is, can I have the details field auto-populate "no charge" when a certain reference id is selected (i.e. 300)?

Thanks for any help you can provide.

Answer:Solved: Access Auto-Populate a Field using a field from another table

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I have an access 2007 database that has fields for several addresses. I would like to have access skip subsequent address fields if the previous field is blank. I have done this before but for the life of me cannot remember how it was done. Thanks.

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I support a software program that has a proprietary menu item when you right-click a calculated field. It has been this way for 10-15years and has worked in WinXP through Win10 with never an issue. This past week I had 3 different customers tell me that when they right-click one of these fields to access what is normally the Cut/Copy/Paste/ menu that also includes our menu item, they are now getting the Windows default cut/copy/paste/Right to Left Reading order/Show Unicode control characters/ etc menu. The only thing I can think of that they all have in common besides these are all Window 10 64bit pc's, is that they all have one update to Adobe Acrobat (17.012.20098).
I was able to resolve for a moment on two of these workstations by having the user go into Language/Advanced settings and actually selected "English (Unites States) from the "Override for Windows display language" even though that settings is implied by the "recommended". But after the pc was turned off over night and back to it the next day, the problem is back and that setting is still selected. All language and regional settings on all the pc's are defaulted to English/Unites States. I do not know what other avenue to go in. Could something hae been switched on or off in Windows (by this Adobe update perhaps?) that would make the context text menu switch to Windows text default right-click menu?

Any help is appreciated!

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Hi. Here is the situation.

I have two tables (Field_a & Table A and field_b & Table b) and I wanna set up validation rule for field_b (Table b).

Rules needed for field_b:
1. If field_a (Table A) = 0, field_b (Table b) = 0.
2. If field_a (Table A) = 1, field_b (Table b) > 0.

Thanks a lot for the help!

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I need a date field changed into a text field of YYYYMMDD so for example the date of birth field is 3/17/1953 and I need that converted to 19530317 in the Excel spreadsheet. Thanks.

Answer:I need a date field changed into a text field of YYYYMMDD

under the format options.

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I'm doing a quick-and-(very)dirty design as a proof of concept. During this process I fat-fingered the word Description, as Ddescription. No problem, I know what it means, right. But it annoyed me, so I changed the underlying table (where the error occurred), deleted the control from the form, and added the (now correctly spelled) control.

However, every time I try and ruin the form it wants a value for the now non-existent field Ddescription. I simpy click-through, and the form runs fine. When I look at the available fields in the form's View query's Field List, it still shows Ddescription, and i seems to think it's coming from the underlying table.

Any ideas on how I can remove this phantom field? I can't find anything called "The_View_for_form_FooBar" anywhere, but I know it must exist somewhere...


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I attached my database what i would like to do is create a form when an end user will enter a corresponding user ID from that I wish to populate textbox fields with Agent Name, Supervisor, Location, Dept *all seperate text boxes of course* I have attached the database if someone could help me do this it would be great. Let me know if you need any further details to help get me through this.

Answer:update field A in form based on entry in field b

Welcome to the forum, before answering you question can I suggest some improvements to your database.
Currently you do not have any "Key", "Indexed" fields in your tables and there are no relationships set up between the tables.
Also do you really need the Archive Table?
The data looks like it has been exported in from a spreadsheet, relational databases work quite differently to spreadsheets, so to make the most of their advantages you need to correctly relate your Tables.
Your UserID Roster also has some disconnect between the Field Names and the actual data in them, particularly the Name and Type feilds.
In the Supervisor Table the Birthdate does not seem to have Translated correctly.

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I am working on a database that stores genus, species, and variety I want to sort the data with genus, then species, then variety.

Now the tricky part. Sometimes there is no species. When this is the case, I want the database to sort that record off of variety.

I have though of a way to do this, but need help with the code.

If I make a species2 field, I could create an expression that would look at the species field. If the species field is empty, it could copy the data from variety. If it is not empty, then copy the data in the species field.

Once the species2 field has the updated data, I could then do a sort

genus, species2, variety

The report would have genus, species and variety showing and species2 would be checked off to not show in the report.

I am using Microsoft Access 2000.

Any help would greatly be appreciated.

Answer:Access - if field is blank, copy field A, if not copy field B

You should not actually need another field to do this, just another column in your report's Query. Something like this as a Field header :-

dummySpecies: iif(isnull([species]), [genus], [species])

this should provide a column with the species in if it there and the genus if it is not, which you can use in place of your actual species field in the report for sorting.

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Hello everyone,

I have the current formula

CompPassFail: IIf([specifiedComp]>[PCcomp],"Fail","Pass")

This works O.K, but I am being told that it should pass or fail if is within -/+3percent. Both field are percentage fields, where[specifiedComp]is the main number that [PCcomp] has to more or less align to.

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I am using a search function as described in thread click here. I have a keywords field and would like to search the whole field with the QBF function. Is there a way to do this as it will not recognise "art" in painting, art, drawing.Also can i search a number of fields at once with this Query By Form function?Thanks in advance.(If you have a script which is fairly large, just send it to me by email by clicking the envelope at the top).

Answer:Searching more than one field/any part of field.

Just a quick suggestion, have you tried to see if "%art%" will work in your search?The % is the wildcard character within SQL server, and may be simliar in access!R.

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I know the Include Field will include part of the text from an Include File if it is in a bookmark. The format is {IncludeText "File Path" Bookmark}. I have 2 files: Source and Target.

Source is a form template. I included a Text Form Field and gave it the bookmark AA. I also included other text in a "normal" bookmark, BB.

In Target I have 2 fields: {IncludeText "C:\\" AA} and {IncludeText "C:\\" BB}. The text from BB shows up, but the one for AA is blank.

If I go into Source and look under Bookmarks, both AA and BB are there.

BTW, I have tried it with the Source form both "Protected" and "Unprotected" and it didn't make any difference.

Any idea why this is happening, and more importantly, any idea on how to make this work? If not, it seems like a real bug in Word 2003 as they are both definitely considered to be bookmarks.

Thank you,


Answer:Word 2003 - Include Text Field - Not Including Bookmark Text if in Form Field

Thread reopened for user to post solution.

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I'm having an issue that's preventing me from logging into my Lenovo Thinkpad T410 with Windows 10. Previously you could swipe your finger on the fingerprint scanner to both turn the computer on, and login. Since the Windows 10 upgrade, that was no longer supported, so the power button would be pressed, which would take you to the Windows login screen, at which point a finger swipe would handle the Windows login, and bring you to the desktop.

Yesterday, when trying to start up, at the Login screen, the fingerprint scan did nothing. On the rare occasion over the years when there'd be an issue with the fingreprint scanner, pressing a key would bring up the ability to enter the Windows password. However, when I tried to do so yesterday, it would just slightly magnify the background picture, now revealing the Internet, Accessability and Power buttons in the lower right, but nothing else. There were no Users listed in the middle, and no place to enter a password.

I've searched for hours for solutions, and have not come across many similar situations, which is unusual. I saw suggestions to hold Shift, then Restart in order to bring up the ability to boot in Safe Mode, but that doesn't work (even holding Shift throughout), it only brings you back to the login screen. Other suggestions all revolve around changing settings once into Windows, but I'm never able to get to the desktop.

I did make a recovery CD on another Thinkpad, which does g... Read more

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I'm having an issue that's preventing me from logging into my Lenovo Thinkpad T410 with Windows 10. Previously you could swipe your finger on the fingerprint scanner to both turn the computer on, and login. Since the Windows 10 upgrade, that was no longer supported, so the power button would be pressed, which would take you to the Windows login screen, at which point a finger swipe would handle the Windows login, and bring you to the desktop.

Yesterday, when trying to start up, at the Login screen, the fingerprint scan did nothing. On the rare occasion over the years when there'd be an issue with the fingreprint scanner, pressing a key would bring up the ability to enter the Windows password. However, when I tried to do so yesterday, it would just slightly magnify the background picture, now revealing the Internet, Accessability and Power buttons in the lower right, but nothing else. There were no Users listed in the middle, and no place to enter a password.

I've searched for hours for solutions, and have not come across many similar situations, which is unusual. I saw suggestions to hold Shift, then Restart in order to bring up the ability to boot in Safe Mode, but that doesn't work (even holding Shift throughout), it only brings you back to the login screen. Other suggestions all revolve around changing settings once into Windows, but I'm never able to get to the desktop.

I did make a recovery CD on another Thinkpad, which does g... Read more

Answer:Can't Login - missing user/password field

Having same issue man. After clicking a lot and waiting the box appeared out of no where. No idea how or why this happens.

I'm on an Alienware 17 2015, latest version of 10. Any fix?

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I have a query where a number field is multiplied by a currency field. The expression is numerically correct but is not expressed in currency format. How do I change that?

Answer:number field multiplied by currency field express in currency

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Previuosly posted in the wrong forum.
I am very wary of wireless connections, however I now have a need to use a computer to access the internet while out walking, shopping etc.

So, I have a laptop and it has wireless connectivity, specifically 'Integrated 802.11b/g wireless and optional 3G module'.
What I need to know is
- if I am in the middle of a field will 802.11 guranatee me a connection or do I need to spash out on some 3G stuff?
- is either connection inherently secure
- how does it all work, is it really free internet connectivity?
- A Laptop is expensive and really too big for the job. I am thinking of buying an ASUS minibook 8g to take on my travels, it's solid state so should be more robust. Anyone got one and would you recommend it for this purpose
- Is there a better portable internet browser out there?

I know this is a big shopping list. I have looked on the web but I'm struggling to separate real information from dross. If anyone can point me at a 'dummies guide' I'd appreciate it.

Answer:How can I connect to the internet in the middle of a field

You will not be able to access the internet unless you are near a wireless hot spot. This could be a local coffee shop, library, hotel, or a home in the area with unprotected wifi.

If you truly want to be able to access the net anywhere, you need to purchase a wireless card from a cellphone company. This involves a monthly fee, however you will be able to access the net anywhere you can get cellphone reception.

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Hi, have had this problem for a while now and any help would be greatly appreciated. Essentially I cannot install anything, as it requires User Account Control verification, but the password field for the admin pass does not show up, so the only option each time is to click 'No' and cancel the installation. I assume this is because there is no admin password set.

I tried for a long while previously, I have tried to enter using safe mode and try and disable UAC, yet when doing so the UAC actually pops up in sade mode without the pass field again. I have also tried using Offline NT Registor and Password Editor to create a new pass for the admin, yet no luck as the admin afterwards doesn't require a pass nor does the pass field in the UAC show.

I would really like to find a way to solve this, and am willing to do whatever anyone recommends. Thanks

Answer:Cannot install anything as no password field in User Account Control

Hello Archaic, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If the administrator account doesn't have a password set, then you should be able to just log into the administrator account and create a password for it as usual. Without a password, you would just leave the password field blank and press enter.

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I have a query that has event date (Event_Start) where I use total min and max to get the first event (First Event: Event_Start with Min selected in the total row) and last event (Last Event: Event_Start with Max selected in the total row). When I use another column to calculate the # of Days between these 2 expressions (Days Between: [First Event]-[Last Event]), I get a pop up boxes that ask for First Event and Last Event. I can just hit enter on both and still get the calculation in the "Days Between" field in the query. How do I get rid of the pop up boxes when I run the query.

Answer:Solved: Calculated Field in Query getting user input box

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Hi everyone,I setup a new T61 laptop computer under someone else's name, but it ended up getting re-assigned.  They were able to change the name everywhere except the User Enrollment field that comes up to put the fingerprints in.  That box is greyed out with the first name I put in and I'm not sure how to change it.Any tips?

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I have 2 tables that are linked by a zipcode field. One one table there is a kinda count field. If the zipcode field on the first table is updated, then I want the count on the second table to increase by one.How can I go about doing this? Thanks for all the help.

Additional info left out: The zipcode field on the count table has a list of zipcodes. When a zipcode is entered on the other table, I want it to match the zipcode in the count table and update the count for that zipcode. Thanks.

Answer:Update one field in a table based on another field in another table.

Not quite sure what you are trying to do, but is linking the zip code fields a good idea? Are you tring to find the number of times that a particular zip code is entered?

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I have a unique problem. I am trying to use the INCLUDEPICTURE field code. The document I'm using is linked to a very sophisticated database software program and I have received instructions on merging data from this database INTO the INCLUDEPICTURE field to create the filename for the photo files. An example is typed below:


In the above example, the photo filenames are all matched up to the fields referenced in the formula (last_first.gif). These are the correct field codes, and the double slashes are important, I have been told.

My problem is that as soon as I save the document containing the above field, the underscores all change to "%20" and the field doesn't work!! No one at my software vendor's help desk can help me with this problem. Does anyone know anything about preventing this??

Thank you!


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so like most if not all of you here im pretty good with computers. i was looking at IT jobs and system admin seemed to be most in line with what I do now for fun...deciding what i want, buying parts, putting them together, testing them, and making sure everything is working right, etc.(but of course of a larger scale). Am I right in coming to this conclusion? I don't know any programming or even scripting for that matter, so i figured systems engineer field is not right direction, as i think you have to know programming. thanks for any advice/clarification.

Answer:Is network/system admin the IT field I should go into?

System administration generally involves maintaining a Windows domain. Managing systems, ensuring patching and virus updates are maintained, moving accounts around. Occasionally you could be required to upgrade memory, install a server, or replace a hard drive. It could differ depending on the OS involved but one thing is for sure: you won't be building custom boxes.

Network administration involves maintaining the network infrastructure of routers and switches. Usually this is Cisco, but not necessarily. This involves port security (ensuring only authorized systems connect to your network), maintaining your companies connection to the world, maintenance (IOS upgrades, part replacements). This can involve installing or designing networks.

Most employers now want you to do both. They don't want to hire a network administrator and a system administrator. They want to hire one person with both certifications and pay half the price.

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My field list in excel is active but I can't see the actual field list. I checked and don't have any XLB files. I also clicked on the pivot table and moved around the worksheet to find the hidden list but again, no success.

Please help.

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Short question i connect with romned.local/novadmin?? or i can connect only with ''novadmin''?

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Short question i connect with romned.local/novadmin?? or i can connect only with ''novadmin''?

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Question: Field


Can anyone explain the Field Command under Insert Menu for Microsoft Word XP 2003?

I want to know each and every elements of Field command, such as (Formula, Address Book, Advance, Auto Num, Auto Num LgL, AutoNumOut, Barcode, Bidi Outline, Compare etc)

Ramish Bigzadah

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I just read this thread here:

And wow, that really scares and depressed me. Just graduated from high school and working for an AAS (yes, not the best) for networking and security (I want to be sort of a systems admin later on).

Is what those people say in that thread true? This is giving me a heart attack. I've never really liked and see myself as anything else but a computer guy!

Answer:How is the IT field?

Reading the first page I get the feeling a lot of those people saying abandon IT have been fired recently.

They all seem to be of the opinion that IT abandoned them, so they should abandon IT.

But others make a good point that IT is a very large field. Desktop support is not the same as systems administrator which is not the same as application developer. But they are all being called "IT"

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Question: IT field

What is Computer?

Answer:IT field

computer is the thing that you are staring at when you posted this post.

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I am new to access and need to use a field several times but it keeps coping previous information or replacing old info with new details.


date correspondence user

the correspondence and user fields are updating but also changing all the information previously addrd.

I hope i have been clear

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Question: BCC field

I have looked in the knowledge base and cannot find an answer to this one.In sending to a large group in the BCC field, if one of the recipients email addresses cannot be found, does this mean that none of the other recipients will receive it (the whole email not sent)?I say this because this looks as though this has just happened to me. Immediately I hit the send button an error message came up saying that it could not be sent because one particular address could not be found. There was nothing in my sent box to say that anything had been sent. I hit the send button again but exactly the same message came up (same rejected address).I am asking this because the group is made up of many people I have contacted over the past years - some of whom may probably now have new addresses. I was hoping that only the now non-existent email addresses would not be delivered (bounce back) but the other ones would be delivered.It looks as though I may have to send to each separately. Any help appreciated.Terry

Answer:BCC field

"In sending to a large group in the BCC field, if one of the recipients email addresses cannot be found, does this mean that none of the other recipients will receive it (the whole email not sent)?" No. The message would have to be sent in order to be rejected from the recipient's mail server.What email client are you using? Have you looked at the list to make sure the email addresses are all entered in the proper format? What is the exact error message you're getting?id10t

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Question: Add new field


I have created a database to track applicants’ eligibility process. Mainly, a Head of Household will call or apply in person for a medical assistance for self or for child #1, child #2 etc. I created two tables tblHeadHouseHold and tblApplicants with a (one-to-many relationships) and, a main form (frmHeadHouseHold) and a subfrom (sfrmApplicants). So far, the database works fine and just recently, I was approached to add a new field ‘Source of Application’ where applicants learn about our program and the options are (Friend, School, Doctor, Advertisement, other) and to produce a ‘Source of Application Report’, how many from Friend, how many from School, how many from Advertisement etc. I’m using access 2003 and would like to know:

Given the type of report I need to generate for ‘Source of Application’
shall I use check box, drop downs, or a lookup table?
Thank you in advance,

Answer:Add new field

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Well I'm using Outlook 2003 and I want to programmatically set the BCC field to a preset email everytime I create, rely or forward a message. I want the email to be show in the form so that the user can delete the email if they desire.
Thank you in advance,

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Question: eq field code

eq field code for bracket and square bracket together

Answer:eq field code

Welcome to the forums Aier - I don't understand your post, what is it you'd like help with and for which application?

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Question: No pass field

Hello everyone! After fresh instalation of Windows 7 there is no logon screen with password field and i'm sure i had it before with no password set. I've tried everything: netplwiz, tried to create another account, turn on Guest and there is only screen with users account but there is no password field after i click on my account. I repet, i'm sure i had it before. Does anyone have any idea what is going on?

Answer:No pass field

A fresh install will not have a logon screen unless you setup your account with a password.

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quote from support:

"If that works, then try putting it back and adding the z tag for the additional header field. That is accomplished via the DNS"

Answer:dns: how do i add a z tag for the header field?

It might help to have a little more context for this problem in order to help you out.

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Question: Field blacks out

Quite regularly a field in a document, like an amount in a bank statement, will be blacked out, as though censored. If I minimize and then restore, the blackout has disappeared and the amount is properly displayed. Also quite regularly a rectangular area of the display is "whited" out, often the full width of the screen. Minimising and restoring brings back the full display. Any suggestions?

Answer:Field blacks out

It sounds like it could be a Graphics driver problem See if you can get a Update driver for it

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Question: interacting field

is there any software which will allow me build so as to interact with the window that it displays for example in windows i drag n drop the file to another folder in the same window.

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Alright, so I was just on my laptop which I have on my home network, and I must have clicked a bad link or something, because it got REALLY slow, and then froze for a while, and then, my icons on my desktop disappeared, and so did my start bar. All my programs closed automatically. As I was watching this, the Command Prompt opened up for a split second, and it was running some weird .exe program I hadnt seen before, so I pulled out my aircard, and let the thing slow down, and then I opened up the task manager, and didnt see anything out of the ordinary running (although I probably wouldnt know what unordinary is), so I opened up my "PC-Cilliin 2000" and scanned and found nothing, so I ran adaware and it found like 141 things, so I hit clear and it did, I ran again, and only 9 came up, one is a trojan and the others are "vulneralbilities" or something. I cant get online to get HijackThis, so I figured maybe I should download it and save it to a floppy and then run it on my computer? I just want my icons back and my start bar, and to get everything evened out.

Any help is appreciated.

PC-Cillin sucks.

Answer:Virus Having A Field Day


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Hi All

I have a number of fields that is of data type yes/no. These fields are all questions for a questionaire to see how well someone performed. I now want to calculate what is the percentage. Thus I first want to know how to calculate the amount of yes/no answers (please note this is over different fields), then the amount of questions filled in (some questions may be N/A) and then devide the total number of "yes" by the amount of questions answered (to get the percentage of the questionaire.

I'm new to access, and know only what is needed, so a simple answer will do.

If anyone could help please.


Answer:Calculate yes/no field

Nadia1, welcome to the Forum.
Access registers a "yes" by storing the value -1 and a "no" by storing a 0.

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Question: Battle Field

Hi AllI have been board for a long time, the UT2004,world war craft, i'm getting used to them. Mortal Kombat i'm an execpt.Can someone tell me where can i get Battle Field for free or doanload it.  Guys i'm talking about GamesThanks appriciatated

Answer:Battle Field

dude the game is so cheap its untrue go out and buy it lol 

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Does anyone have technical info on Near Field Communication? Security strengths? Viability for use?

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I've just downloaded the latest Incredimail Xe and as a result have lost the BCC field. Can anyone help me to restore it please?

Answer:BCC Field in emails.

Go to View menu and show BCC - or in some versions View then CC - then BCC.

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Im not sure if there is the best place to ask but does anyone have any suggestions on how to start off in the IT field.....i have years of exp but no certs....what are the best certs to get first and where to get them

thanks in advance

Answer:Starting In the IT field

How can you possibly choose IT as your main career if you have NO idea what certs are needed to even make any decent cash?

My suggestion, start looking at some jobs you might find interest in and see what their requirements are.

You're going about this all wrong.

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Right now for college, I am looking at some kind of Business Information Systems type course (like working with computer hardware and networking the most). The thing is I'm not sure how many jobs are available for this field or if it is even the best IT field to go into at this time. What would you guys suggest?

Answer:Best IT field to get a degree in?

I hate to break it to you but the job market is really bad right now and many IT jobs are outsourced or given to visa workers from India or whatever country. Why would I pay you 70k to do the work when someone else is willing to take 30k right? You can get plenty of information on IT at

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Question: field data

In the dta field I can see some strange characters, is it possible to make sensible text? or it is not possible?




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Does anyone know if there is absolutely anyway to find out the names that were put on the BCC: field of an email taht was sent to me? Thanks for your help.

Answer:BCC Field on emails

Nope, If they did not put their names on it, then you can not get their names.

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Question: battle field 2

i was looking at the box for bf2 and i noticed on the system requirements it says you need an agp or pci-express graphics card. i've never seen this before, i mean isn't a graphics card a graphics card? i can run f.e.a.r. but i'm using a pci card (x1300) so shouldn't i be able to run bf2?

Answer:battle field 2

I think this is in reference to onboard video which would not be able to play BF2.

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Question: SPAM and Bcc field

Does using the Bcc field for group emails really reduce the risk of SPAM. If so how? Unless the contents of the Bcc field are not stored anywhere on the machines fo recipients I would have thought that what is entered into the Bcc field is recoverable somehow by malicious scanners?

Answer:SPAM and Bcc field

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instances of field name usage.

I have written a large database for the school I used to work for. In the main table there is a field named "Active" which is text with yes or no choices.

Is there a way to find in what objects this field is being used in the database?

For the life of me I can't remember why I put this field in or if its even used now.

This database has had many versions over the years.

I have searched many of the queries but can not find where this field is used.

If there isn't a way I plan to backup, remove field from table and test all the features of the program to see which crashes. However I'm hoping there might be a quicker way.

This was one of the first DB I wrote and didn't pay much attention to mapping or keeping notes back then.

Thanks before hand for any help!

Answer:All places where field name is used.

Which version of Access are you using? Access 2000 onwards has a Documenter which might help.

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Question: Access - Field


I have a database with a field called "Date". But on that field, I just want an automatic date of 10/31/05 meaning when the user goes that field it will be automatically populated with that date. How do I do that?

Answer:Access - Field

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In ACT 6.0 when I rename user fields (not just change the label, but actually rename) it still retains the original name when I export the data. Is there any way to change the field names for real? Thanks, Ed

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Hello friends, I'm on yahoo mail. I am aware that in a recieved mail, only the name(s) that were put in the "TO" field when sending appear and that all those that were put in the "Bcc" field do not appear, right? Now, is it possible that on receipt of an email even what was put in the "TO" field becomes invisible? What configuration would I use to achieve this? Thanks.

Answer:"TO" field in email.

and all the rest to the "Blind Carbon Copies"

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Question: Battle Field

OK so I went out and purchased Battle Field 2, loaded the game and received an error. Something about vpu. I can get this if needed. Anyway on the box my system meets or esceeds the requirements of the video, so I thought. Box has "video card must have 128 mb or more memory and one of the following chipsets Nvidia GeForce FX 5700 or greater and ATI Radeon 8500 or greater"

Now I have the radeon 9250 256ddr and guess what ? the game will not run. It plays the intro video fine, which is awesome by the way then up pops the vpu error.

Now my dilemma is. I DO NOT HAVE an agp port available, this computer does not have an agp slot, I do however have the pci slots. I have been told that there are NO PCI video cards that battlefield 2 will support. SO as you can see I am need of assistance on this. I have already e-mailed EA games which makes Battle field 2 where I have NOT received a reply as of yet. Some how I have the feeling they are going to tell me that my video card is not supported. Hmm let's see, it said ATI Radeon 8500 or greater, isn't 9250 greater than the 8500 ? I guess someone counts backwards.

So is there anyone that can shed some light on this for me such as, 1) do they make pci video cards that are supported by battlefield2 and 2) is there anyway for me to get this game to run with my existing video card ?

thanks guys.

Answer:Battle Field

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Question: alphanumeric field

I have a column with an ascending sequence of numbers from 1 to 10000. Some of the numbers are alphanumeric (e.g. 9a, 9b, 9c). I need to separate the numbers and text into two columns. I am not sure what formula to use because not all the fields alphanumeric and their length varies. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:alphanumeric field

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Hi Guys,When I tried to enter my password for my account at the logon screen nothing entered? Have wireless keyboard, so changed batteries, still could not enter anything into login field? Have installed sp3 on Sunday 11th May and all seemed to be ok. This issue occured this afternoon? OS is Xp Home sp3. Any suggestions welcome. Thanks in advance.

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In MS Word, is there a way to have a field box (grey) automatically appear when you press return?

For example, I have "External Examiner: (name, degree, department/field, institution)"

"(name, degree, department/field, institution" being the field box. I need the same field box to appear on the next line when they press enter for additional entries.

Any thoughts?

Answer:MS Word - field box

I am not quite getting what you are asking for with this post. Do you want Word to automatically throw that text in again as a header row which they will type underneath of?

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Question: battle field

how to play battle field 2 on intel 82945 GMA graphic card driver? i have 224 MB graphic card.

Answer:battle field

Do you have the box / case that Battlefield came in???   Has it got any information on the back of minimum system requirements???I'm guessing that you will struggle with ANY recent game with a graphics card that small.(Actually, it wasn't a guess, but, hey....)This should be in the Software / Games section, AND done in one post but, hey, you're the Guru !!! 

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Hello all. Fresh college grad, just started sending out resumes over the weekend. So since I got time I decided to check out the forum. Boy oh boy I spent 20 minutes on it and I feel like I just stepped into the Twilight Zone or some kind of nightmare realm. My god that is the most depressing stuff I've read.

I'm talking about the state of IT employment. Is it really THAT bad?? Half the posts on there are about how Indians with H1B visas are taking all the IT jobs and almost no Americans ever get hired. And how your only chance of getting hired is if you get a Masters degree in CS with 5000 years experience and only then will a company let you polish the boots of the janitor on a part time basis

Answer:IT Field & Employment

thecrafter said:

Hello all. Fresh college grad, just started sending out resumes over the weekend. So since I got time I decided to check out the forum. Boy oh boy I spent 20 minutes on it and I feel like I just stepped into the Twilight Zone or some kind of nightmare realm. My god that is the most depressing stuff I've read.

I'm talking about the state of IT employment. Is it really THAT bad?? Half the posts on there are about how Indians with H1B visas are taking all the IT jobs and almost no Americans ever get hired. And how your only chance of getting hired is if you get a Masters degree in CS with 5000 years experience and only then will a company let you polish the boots of the janitor on a part time basisClick to expand...

Try spending more than 20 minutes truly researching this topic.

Posting something useful or about yourself, such as the kinds of jobs you would be interested in, would be a great start to having more experienced peers provide insight and research directions.
Edit: Here's a good, recent thread on a similar note.

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Now don't all rush out with the answer "close the gate first"!!I have just designed a form on MS Word XP and want to lock the header design so it can't be lifted. Is there any way this can be done and would the same command work for any text or graphics filed?

Answer:How do you lock a field?

Sorry about this but possibly a bit more info may be of use. It is actually Word in Office 2003. I have designed a graphics header to go on the top of each page that I don't want anyone to copy. Had this happen to me in the past where I put a lot opf work into designing a header for a page and some kind soul lifted the design and got all the credit, and a little extra in their pay for their "efforts". So can anyone help with a way of locking the whole design in the header or footer...please!!!

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Question: change field name

I am using access 2003 and have a database with over 1500 rows
I have many queries and reports relating to this database
One of my agencies changed their name and I want to know what is the best way to change the name in the whole database, including queries and reports

Answer:change field name

Ouch...that depends. If your queries have links based on their name, you will have to make the change in a table and fix all those broken links. But if they (and reports) just show the name in relationship to a code, you can change their name in the main agency table (or wherever that info is kept) and they should all be updated automatically.

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I am at a crossroad and do not know which direction to go. I got my Associate's degree in IT a few years ago and never really did any more than that. I am in the process right now of trying to set up a small network in my house, to get some real world experience, but education wise I am not sure which direction to go. If I get my Bachelor's degree it would have to be from some where online because I already work full-time and I am looking at getting a part-time job in the evening as well plus I have two small children. The other route I have been looking at is going to the local community college next to my house for some online certification programs they offer such as Cisco or a general networking certification. My company is willing to reimburse me up to $3000 a year towards my education plus I qualify for Pell grants as well which would make paying for a degree easier but I don't know really which would be best at this time.

I have done a little of everything on my own, and I am now looking to get focused in an area. I would really like to work in our NOC but I don't which education form would benefit me the most.

Answer:Need advice from those in the field...

If you're just looking for a job in the NOC as a network technician or whatnot, Network+ --> CCNA --> (maybe) CCNP certification may be the way to go. Will your company cover certification costs?

If you have two kids, a full time job, a Bachelor's will probably take way more than two years to finish (that's assuming you can transfer all your credits from the Associate's Degree). Doing a good certification path and getting some experience along the way would probably put you in a better position in the short run. The certification path has more of a focus on teaching you how to perform tasks than teaching you how to think in a certain mindset - and vice-versa for the bachelor's degree.

It's kind of a hard question to answer, but in my opinion if you're focusing on a certain type of IT job, school might not be the answer.

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hey can someone tell me what patch every one is using on battle field 2 and on special forces

Answer:Battle field 2 help

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I want to be able to print my Access report to PDF and make sure the name is based on the current reports info.

Dim MyPath as String
Dim MyFilename as String
MyPath = "C:\Clients\
MyFilename = field: PhysicalCompany& " "&field: WorkOrderID
DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputReport, "", acFormatPDF, MyPath & MyFilename

2 things with the line in red:
1) Will this code print the current record/report?
2) I am sure this is not the way to use the fields to get the MyFilename correctly.

Answer:Solved: Add field name


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Sorry if I am being vague, but I know there is a feature on the htc one m8 for windows that does that, and in a review for it, the man said there was one for Lumia, but he never mentioned it. What's the name, I need it on my 521 :)

Answer:What is the name of the app for depth of field?

Maybe you are looking for Nokia Refocus.
WIth that app you can play with the depth of field of any picture.

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My comp: Intel(R) Pentium Dual core CPU [email protected] 2.7Ghz
2 X 1Tb Hdriive
4Gb Corsair RAM

I am running FL Studio 9 and a lot of VST(instrument) plugins and the time is coming where it is finding it hard to handle it all.

I am thinking of buying a new PC(32bit - because some VST's need that, don't think 64 bit would work, not sure).

I looked at this on eBay:

and wondered if this is gonna help? With the extra RAM and processing power is it enough to deal with FL application plus all that goes with is - plugins.

Or has anyone else bought a PC of late for that purpose for about the same price and could recommend me one?

Any advice would be great as it's been years since i bought one, cheers, Ste.

Answer:Probably a bit left field?

I recently built a new PC for Sonar X2. Look at the "My System Specs" for my system specs. The Intel CPU's outperform the AMD's, according to two commercial DAW PC builders comments on the Sonar forum.

I have 64 bit OS and Sonar X2 Producer 64 bit. Sonar has a bitbridge to allow using 32 bit VST's. Don't know if FL studio has that. However, I also have ProTools MP9 which is a 32 bit DAW and everything works under Windows 7 64 bit.

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Question: Field Work

Hi guys, I currently am in my last year at college Doing Hardware Maintenance/Networking. I'd say I'm fairly knowledgeable and have some experience under my belt.

I currently perform services from reinstalling OS's/PC tuneups/Diagnostic for free. However, I'm going to be charging soon and want to go the right way about it.

Reinstalls of Windows I'm going to charge ?20 provided they have a genuine copy. You can use the OEM sticker on machines Can't you?

Basically I just want to know what you guys think the best way of doing things are, Also what prices you think should be charged for specific services.

I need to get some tools etc obviously..

I've got external Hard drives for backing up, Got a reference machine for Virus scanning

Currently use freeware such as AVG free, Ccleaner, Malwarebytes etc.

I need to get a toolbox and some tools any suggestions? I Live in Manchester in the UK.

Sealey AP528 Toolbox 650mm with Lid, Parts Storage & Wheels AP528 ?25.31

I thought that toolbox looked good, then I could buy some precision screwdrivers (Posi's flat headed) smaller ones for laptops, Compressed air, cable ties, Wire cutters, thermal Paste.

Anything else I've missed, This help would be greatly appreciated, I have the enthusiasm to do the Job, I read these forums daily and contribute, Read Hexus for the latest hardware and keep up to date as much as I can. I believe in Time i can become a great technician but I need the proper way of doing things... Read more

Answer:Field Work

So essentially you're doing tune-ups and installs?

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I would like to disable the Information Field (the yellow strip that pops up right under menus and toolbars in IE) from popping up each time I open a file I know is safe and resides in my local network. Is this possible and how is it done in IE?

I don't have this "problem" with Firefox or Google Chrome browsers.

Yours sincerely

Answer:Information field IE

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Is it to allow pop ups, active X etc?

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I have a mail-merge letter whose data source is an Access 2000 query. Besides the fields from the query, I want to insert a Word field that in effect does this:
If [corner], "This includes a corner location", else "". In other words, if the checkbox [Corner] is checked, enter the text indicated. If it's not checked (=No/False), don't do anything.

If I click the combo box to select the [Corner] field, leave the Comparison "Equal to" and the Compare to value Yes, enter the text in the "Insert this text" box and leave the "Otherwise insert this text" blank, I get nothing. If I enter some text in the "Otherwise. . ." box, that is ALL I get; never get the text in the "Insert this text" box even when [Corner] is checked.

What am I doing wrong or not understanding?

Answer:If-then-else Word field

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On the windows classic logon box underneath the password field how do I enable the 'Log on to' field, where you choose what to log on to.Thanks

Answer:'Log on to' field in the log on box -how to enable

How do I make it a member of a domain?

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Question: Memo field

Good day all,

I'm having some issues getting a combobox to work with a memo field.

Master repository (table) = my data warehouse
Main (form) = drives data to Master Repository
Verbiage (table) = document types list in combobox on form Main. One of the 3 fields retrieved by the combobox, [Body], is a Memo field containing formatted wording to be used to generate a printed letter.

The combobox will return the correct field/data upon selection but it truncates the information in that field. I read that there might be some sorting and like field issues but I haven't been able to fix or work around the issue yet. Suggestions are greatly appreciated

Perhaps there might be other ways to achieve what it is that I would like to do. What I am trying to do is create the ability to generate a formatted letter hub of sorts. These are one-off letters that are produced at the time of data entry that will use information from the current record and from several tables.


Answer:Memo field

How many Characters are you trying to display in the Combo from the memo field?
There is a 255 character limit for the columns of Combjo box fields.
You can however display those characters but then use the whole of the table field's data by using VBA code to retrieve the data either using dlookup or a recordset.
Or if the user needs to see all the data you can use an unbound memo field to display the same data in full.

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Manufacturer: System manufacturer
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4500 @ 2.20GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Hard Drive: 137 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
Sound Card: Realtek HD Audio output
Speakers/Headphones: Creative 2.1
Keyboard: USB Root Hub
Mouse: USB Root Hub
Mouse Surface: Wood
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)

First of all, the system above ^ I built myself, with little trouble at all, assembled nicely, working fine for the first few weeks. It's been a number of months now and a few confusing things have occured.

When I first got the PC, I installed the UT3 demo to see how it handled. On full settings I didn't encounter one single trip in framerate, as with all the other games on it. When I bought the full game today, I installed it fine, ran it and it literally wouldn't display it on anything other than 800x600. whereas before it ran perfectly on 1280x1024. Note that I am running a dual screen system. One at 1280x1024, the slightly worse quality one at 768x1024. When attempting to run the game at that resolution is simply freezes, black screen and takes a good few minutes to minimise/maximise.

Causes i've eliminated:

I'm starting to worry about this, I havn't changed anything major in my computer since it ran fine, my drivers are up to date, the cabling is firmly connected, convection isn't a prob... Read more

Answer:Problems in the field...

Did you try installing the latest patch for the game? There's been a few releases already, there's a good chance that the latest patch will fix it. Other than that, be sure you have the absolute latest drivers, sometimes when a new game comes out, companies release drivers that day, because they're optimized for certain game fixes.

Oh, and what's wrong with electrical engineers?

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i dont have bf2 special forces on this pc i have bf2 v1.0, is it necessary to patch-up? it shouldnt be....?
whenever i patch my bf2 to v1.41 it always crash to desktop black screen occurs
I think there is a simple soultion to this, but don't know what...any suggestions???

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A field may have data such as 'This is a test'.

If I select this field within a unix for loop the result of this query is


How can I get it so that the result stays on one line.

The unix code is below.

number=`db2 -x "select distinct(number) from test"`

for n in $number
echo "getting data for number"
data=`db2 -x "select data from test where number= $number"`
for d in $data
echo $d

result is

1 This
1 is
1 a
1 test

ideal results
1 This is a test

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When I try to forward or reply to an email, my from field comes up blank and then the email will not deliver. It happens occasionally when I hit reply and very frequently when I try to forward. The server will not deliver it if there is no from.

Anyone seen this before?

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Hi there MGs.

My address field has disappeared from the top bar. Funny thing is that the bar still has a marker that says "address" but there isno data entry field. I've searched in all the options and I have uninstalled and reinstalled IE but still no good. It's not a big issue, just a little irritating when browsing from time to time. Any ideas?



PS same wth the links - there is an icon labelled links that does SFA

Answer:Address field disappeared in IE

OK - problem solved - It was there but hidden and I couldn't drag it into position because the bars were locked.

ˇque tonto!

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I have a database where I have created a form with 5 places to chose types of errors on an application. Those errors are associated with a Grouping. For example: In the table called Summary of Errors I have an error that reads " Agent Calculated New Rates" in the column beside it the Grouping would be "Premium Differences". Within the form, if I selected the "Agent Calculated New Rates" error I would want the grouping to auto populate in the table. Could someone please explain how to do that. I am sure its something simple.

Answer:Autopopilating a field in a table

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Is it possible with Access 2010 to have a date field that would change to current date whenever another particular field is modified. For example, we have comment field and we would like to have another date field that would change to the current date when the comment field has a change.

Answer:field modified date

Yes you can do it with simple VBA code, you could also add it to the comment itself, so it appears at the beginning of the comment.

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Not sure how to go about this. I am not a programmer by any means but need to make a program.

I have a text file that is in what is called BAI format (bank standard format to send info). Basically this is a CSV file with a header. Right now I use a mail merge file to update the date field. I am looking to automate this so I would only need one "dummy" file and have a program that will update the date field automatically. The file is opened with notepad. I have done some VB but not a lot. I am looking for the best way to go about doing this. I tried to get some of the programmers to do it but no one wants to worry about supporting it, so I am taking a crack at it.

All help is very much appreciated. One idea I had is maybe a macro in excel but not sure if it would mess up the formating. I will try to get a copy of the file I use and post it.

Answer:Updating date field

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I'm currently in the military and persuing a degree. IT security is where I plan to end up, and management is my goal. With my schedule a local college is out of the question. My ultimate plans college wise would be an MBA. Would this course be a good candidate to cover my current IT ambitions? Any thoughts on completing this degree with a minor in business and then getting my MBA? Does it sound reasonable? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Security field advice

Work towards gettings your IT security related schooling first. After a couple of years experience you will be better prepared , and have more time to tackle the MBA. Goodluck.

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I have this very simple MSaccess 2000 database that I am building and I am stuck. I need three fields completed which will have formulas in them and I am not sure how to do this. I do not want it done with code because I know absolutely nothing about that. If anybody could help me I could email my database to them. I sure would appreciate any help at all. I’m sure for someone that knows MSaccess good it wouldn't take them long

Answer:formula in field in database

No formulas in tables.
Go to the forms tab.
Hit New form (use Wizard).
Choose your table, OK.
Make the form.
From the Control toolbox, draw 3 textboxes on your form.
In the first one, suppose you want to add 6% sales tax to a value in a field called "Total". Put this formula in the textbox: =Total*1.06

Let me know if you need help specifically with the formulas.

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I've looked at a few forums on this, but none of them seem to highlight the problem in this situation!

I've got an access split DB, and I've been creating some new forms. I've only created them in exactly the same way as previous forms, but these ones are coming up with the above message. The error message appears 3 times before letting me enter data. The query that the form is based on is only based on 1 table.

The wierd thing is that I have 2 forms that are based on the same query - both created this afternoon, and one of them will add data, and the other one wont. I have attached both parts of the DB so you can test it. Just try adding data into a new record on both forms.

The form "Yellow Team KPI Entry" is the one that brings up the error box, but the "Main Data Query 2" Form does work. I've checked all the settings that I can, but can't find anthing wrong there.

I'd be very grateful for your help.

Answer:Access: Field Cannot Be Updated

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I am currently trying to make an IF statement in Word 2003 that will be conditional on (and auto-fill with) information in 2 different Text Form Fields.

The two fields are bookmarked as "Own1" and "Own2"

I would like it to simply display the input information in the "Own1" field if "Own2" contains no data, but display "Own1 and Own2" if Own2 does contain data.

Just to be very clear, here are the two different examples.
Ex. 1 - Own1 = John Smith ; Own2 is empty

Print - John Smith

Ex.2 - Own1 = John Smith ; Own2 = Jane Smith

Print John Smith and Jane Smith
{IF { FORMTEXT Own2 } <> "" "{ FORMTEXT Own1 } and { FORMTEXT Own2}" "{ FORMTEXT Own1 }" \* CHARFORMAT }

I currently have this as the IF statement and it doesn't work as I want. All it will display is "FORMTEXT" (I have tried this with REF in place of FORMTEXT and I get the same result), unconditional of any text being present in the "Own2" field. It seems as though the IF statement never gets to the comparison part of the IF statement.

Thanks for any help!

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Hi,I am creating a database which will include 3 tables:-A contact databaseAn individual members database - with membership numbers starting at MEM 00001An corprorate members database - with membership numbers starting at ORG 00001I only know how to do it just with numbers. Is it straightforward to create an autonumber field in this format ?Thanks for your help.Regards,Julia Evans(Moderator edit: Added Topic Description. jgw)

Answer:Membership number field

I forgot to mention that I am using Access 2010 - and consider myself an "intermediate" level of Access knowledge and experience.

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Hi people,

I would like to have Notepad++ in my "New>" list.


1) Go to your desktop and right click on it
2) Click on New>
3) You are able to click on Notepad++

Right now I do see Notepad, I would like to keep it. Just adding notepad++ extra to it.

Anyone willing to tell me how to do it? Thanks a lot.


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I am working in Access 2003 and I have an unbound Field on my main form. How can I get the results of that unbound field into a query?

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Question: Forms field format

Is there a way to make a form field that will verify that the correct information is typed in. For instance I have a form field that asks for a phone number, including the area code and also a field that asks for an email address. I want to make sure that the correct format is typed in and if nothing is typed in those fields then the page should be refreshed with a message saying they missed a field. Am I making any sense here? Thanks.

I'm using Dreamweaver.

Answer:Forms field format

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I have an MS SQL database with a web front end. I'm using PHP to write values to and retrieve values from the database via an ODBC connection.

After I insert a row into one table, I need to retrieve the row's primary key (PreOpKey) so that I can use it to insert other data into other tables. Since it's an ODBC connection I can't have an ident_current statement tag along with my INSERT, so I want to create a trigger that will return the PreOpKey to my PHP.

Here's what I have so far:

CREATE TRIGGER NewPatientID ON [dbo].[PreOpVisit]

And here's the chunk of PHP code:

$query1 = "INSERT INTO PreOpVisit
(PatientKey, VisitDate...)
('$PatientKey', '$VisitDate'...)";

$result1 = odbc_exec($_SERVER['connection'], $query1) or die ("Error in Insert PreOp query: ".odbc_errormsg());

$row1 = odbc_fetch_array($result1);

print "New PreOpKey: ".$row1['$PreOpKey'];
The INSERT works fine but I can't get the $PreOpKey from the trigger. Any thoughts?

Answer:SQL trigger to return an ID field?

Hi Peacock,

I'm a bit confused here because a trigger is used by the database management system for 'triggered' updates, insertions or deletions of tables. Also, it is not the role of a trigger to return values. You should instead use SQL functions.

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I have created a very long contractual document that needs to be tweaked everytime I use it. In total the are around ten different enteries that need to be put in each time.

I've managed to work out how to use the FILLIN code so that the document prompts me for an answer but it only does this on the first code. I actually have to click on the next code and pres F9 so that it asks me the next.

Is there a way in which I can press F9 once and then word asks me the all the required questions.

Hope anyone can help

Answer:Field codes and FILLIN

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In Outlook Express...In any outgoing mail (New, reply, etc...) all fields are showing in the address area ("To", "CC", "BCC", Subject) except for the "From" field. I used to have a choice in a drop down menu of two different accounts that I have and use different return adresses for business and personal. I used to be able to choose...but now it's not there any more...Gone...POOF!
Thank you in advance for your help!

Answer:Missing Address Field...

In OEX click on Tools>Accounts and be sure they are both still defined.

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