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Query doesn't run after I save it

I found a similar issue on another site (http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/query-doesnt-work-after-saving-t1167541.html) but there doesn't seem to be a solution. I have the following query: SELECT ...
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MS Access 2010 Query Linked to a SQL 2008 database do INSERT to table in MS Access file

We have about a dozen inherited Access programs written 10-12 years ago. The author is not here now. We are having to add functionality to the Access code. I have never developed in Access. I am ...
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MS Access 2003 - Disk or Network Error - NOT a Network Issue - Remote App - Win 2008

We have a Windows 2008 running terminal services, but as remote apps, not full desktops. There is a single database file, calc.mdb, that gives "Disk or Network Error". If it is accessed by a user ...
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How to live-update query/view data for order-status update. MS Access [on hold]

If anyone remembers File Express by Expressware (a DOS program), this is what I'm trying to replace. I need to create a database to keep track of different custom jobs. (This is not used to print ...
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more instances of MS ACCESS 2003

Please, Could somebody explain to me how to run more instances of MS ACCESS 2003 on the same machine, at the same time.Possible? Thanks
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MS Access .mdb & .ldb database corrupted

I am using a A.mdb database. You know when connecting the databae Microsoft automatically create a .ldb file. Unfortunately my pc shutdown when connecting the database. As a resutl after restart the ...
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Using VBA to change criteria on a query based on a table content (in Access)

I'm relatively new to VBA in Access and need help to automatize something. I have a query with my salespeople performance month by month. I use one criteria to filter the information by salesperson. ...
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Some images do not display on Access Report though image url is valid

I created a report in access 2010 with an image that is controlled by a text field in a table that stores the image URL (thanks to the solution here). The report has about 500 records (each with it's ...
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Can I use a custom form designed in Adobe Illustrator for Reports in Microsoft Access?

I want to create a custom form in Illustrator, but use that form as a report in Access (i.e., I want to be able to pull data from Access and place the text over my pre-existing form that I design in ...
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In Access, how can I reset the AutoNumber field as new data is deleted/appended? [duplicate]

Essentially what I have is a temporary table which logs data through an append query. This table is used to store consecutive strings of data, that will be exported to a .csv eventually. What I'm ...
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Strange behavior with keyboard shortcuts on MS Access Form

This is an odd one. On a MS Access 2007 form, I am getting intermittent copy/paste keyboard shortcut problems. I will select text, hit Ctrl+C, and my text is replaced with a letter "c". I then try to ...
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Textual representation of Access database structure

Quick question - I want to have a textual representation of the Access database that I am writing code against. A simple list of fields, field types, relationships, etc. How do I get something ...
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What should I do with the newlines in this CSV file so it will import properly into a database or spreadsheet?

I have a .csv file which was exported from a proprietary electronic health records database system. I was a subscriber to their service but upon ending my subscription this is how I get to keep my ...
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Access Database design when changing course fee after certain period of time

I currently have three tables: student id (pk) , name course id (pk) , course_name , course_duration , course_fee student_course student_course_id (pk) , student_id (fk) ...
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Creating Image Reference upon XML Export in MS Access

I'm automating catalog creation with a MS Access database and Adobe InDesign. I would like to save the file paths to images in the database, and have them become meaningful tags in XML upon export ...
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How to import Dates from Excel into Access with text in some cells?

I am attempting to import a date column from Excel into Access. The problem is that over the years, users of the Excel spreadsheet sporadically inserted text notes into this date column a few ...
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MS Access “Object or class does not support the set of events” error when opening a 2003 mdb under 2013?

I am trying to open an Access front end to a set of SQL tables. The mdb is in 2003 format and I am opening it in Access 2013. When the main form opens there is an event triggered. I have remarked out ...
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When importing an Access table into Excel, a look-up column is showing all values as numbers

I have a basic Access to Excel question that has me frustrated. I have two Access 2010 data tables. One is a list of managers. The primary key is a manager ID (which is an autonumber because managers ...
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How can I sync Access databases and keep them up-to-date?

I have an Access database on my server. We split it up and use the front-end database for search data and adding new records or reports in local computer. If we update or add a new record, that writes ...
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Access relationship - First- and last name into Artist

So here is my question. I am pretty new to relationships in Access and I am currently stuck. The thing I want to do is get First name AND Last name into Artist, right now when I try doing it I only ...
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windows 7 remoteapp: access only necessary files to run only one program

I like to set up a windows 7 desktop pc to be a remoteapp server to share the work on an ms access database (but not the desktop). I set up a test user on the server, installed ms access, and did an ...
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What ordering is used in Access 2010 XML export?

What ordering is used by Access 2010 when the Export > XML File dialog is used? I'm trying to discern the sorting but I can't see it, even though the export file is the same every time. ...
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Exporting, externally modifying then re-importing data with MS Access

I'm working with a client who has a large legacy MS Access 'application' with tens of database tables. As it stands, only 1 person can update the database at a time as it is non-distributed; ...
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Inline images in RTF Memo field or other methods for dealing with inline graphics in MS Access

I want to use Access to organize some testing information. I will have normal data fields, but I need some type of way of having text combined with images stored in a memo field. I have already ...
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MS Access subform not allowing data entry after upgrading from 2003 to 2013

I have "upgraded" an Access application by importing all the forms and code from an Access 2003 MDB file to a 2013 ACCB file. After relinking all of the tables most of the forms work properly but I ...
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Duplicate SQL Server Database with Access Front End on Remote Machine

I used the SQL Server Migration Assistant to move an Access back end to SQL Server 2008. I tested it on my SQL Express, but actually did the migration via terminal server on my client's machine. The ...
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Access database shows as read-only on one workstation (unless logging in with domain admin privileges)

We have an Access database stored on a central server on our LAN, accessed by 20 domain-joined PCs (15x Windows 7, 5x XP). For some reason, one of our XP workstations only allows users to access the ...
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Access 2010 Table appears to be locked and can't be modified? How do I unlock it?

I have rather simple Access 2010 database. I needed to add a new field to one of the tables. While in Datasheet View, I Clicked the "Click to Add" column header and defined a new field. I went to ...
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How to not have Show Table Dialog for new Access query

In Access when I go Create > Query Design it creates a new query window and automatically pops open the Show Table dialog. I don't like to use this and instinctively hit esc. I either go straight ...
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How to get Access 2010 query to number based on criteria from other columns

I have a query where it pulls the ID and Employee columns and I am trying to get Access to populate the data as shown in the 'OrderCol1' and 'OrderCol2' columns of the table below. As I'm sure you ...
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Unable to edit data on datasheet in Ms Access 2013 - Get write conflict

I have been tasked with converting an old ADP project to something that Access 2013 can handle. I've imported all the forms and VBA, relinked the tables and changed the connection to an ODBC ...
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Edit record on grid in an MS Access subform will not allow saving changes?

I am troubleshooting a form that was created in an older version of Access. There is a datasheet view on a subform of the main form. This form shows data but it will not allow me to edit the data. ...
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Where can I change the connection to a SQL db in Access 2013?

I can not seem to find the place that allows me to change the connection to linked tables in Access 2013. Mine is currently pointing to a test database and I want to change that to the production DB. ...
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Troubleshooting an Access rowsource query with a server name specified?

I have a list box rowsource query that addresses a specific MS SQL server in it: SELECT DISTINCT alistname FROM differentserver.dbo.Inventory ORDER BY alistname When I try to run this query in ...
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How to do a cross apply in MS Access?

I have a cross apply query that I wrote in the SQL Server Mangement Studio where I can't seem to figure out how to write the same query in MS Access. I know how to do a GROUP By in MS Access the ...
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Is there a way to prevent the Action Catalog from opening when a macro is opened in design view?

I'm aware I can close it after it opens, and it stays closed for further macros, but that first time it makes opening the design view irritatingly slow.
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MS Access 2010 Expression error when using Column filter - “The expression ”|“ you entered is invalid.”

This a very odd problem and I am hoping that someone here can figure it out. I get this error when working in a database and trying to FILTER a table by column and more than 1 value. “The expression ...
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Microsoft Access - how to show document location in quick access toolbar?

In Excel 2010, I am able to show the location of a workbook by adding "Document Location" to my quick access toolbar (this is found under "commands not found in the ribbon). This is shown in Excel ...
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Can i give foreign key relationships of ODBC tables from ms sql to ms access

I have a question regarding the ODBC relationships between SQL and MS ACCESS as i have migrated several tables from SQL to ms access and i performed some operations but the problem occured in ...
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Use subform value when saving record from main form in Access

I have a main form and a subform. When I create a new record with the main form, I need it to save the value from a subform into the main form's table. I have a text field bound to ...
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Can i input duplicate values in foreign key column

A small but important question can input null and duplicate values in foreign key column connected with some another table with same column identity and values as far of my knowledge it is not ...
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Can't create a COM object in a powershell script running as a scheduled task

I have a powershell script I'm trying to run as a scheduled task. Its purpose is to perform a nightly export from an Access database, then upload the exported flat files to an SFTP destination. The ...
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Showing where infortion was imported from in ACCESS

I have imported a few excel spreadsheets into one ACCESS table but i need to add a column named "source" that will show me where the information was imported from. Any function or coding will help
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Unable to open MS Access MDB from mapped drive hosted on Windows Server 2008

I administer a MS Access database (.mdb) at my workplace and users are reporting that the frontend can't be opened. The database is split (backend/frontend) and users access the frontend by either a ...
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Make Access Inputbox Alert

I have an access macro that imports some data and sets a certain field to a value I give it in an inputbox, and I was wondering if there is a way to make the input box alert like I have my message ...
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Is there a function in Excel or Access to reshape a table to First Normal Form, or a way to do it in SQL?

Very often tables are presented in Excel files in a non-normalized form. I have one such table which I wish to take into (somewhat) First Normal Form using either SQL commands in Access or, ...
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How can I reinstall the 64-bit version of MSO2013 if I've purchased a Dell computer with MSO2013 32-bit installed?

W7/64. I'm a SQL Server developer dealing with the mess described here, which is that the 32- and 64-bit versions of the MSA10 engine cannot coexist on a single server. This problem might be solved ...
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Cascade combo box query sorting

I have a question regarding ms access 2007 query sorting for the cascade combo box. As i have initially 3 tables with names country,state and city and i want to have a combo box such a way that if i ...
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Access 2013 file to open in Access 2003

I made Access Form which was working fine in Access 2013 and Access 2007 until I add some new features(I don't remember what) to it. After adding them, it keeps giving me error "Unrecognize file ...
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Removing Access 2013 password

I have MS Office Access 2013 installed on my machine. I've set an application password a while ago but now I forgot... Since this is not a mdb or accdb specific password, I couldn't find a way to ...