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Microsoft access - enlarge image

A friend of mine has created a database in Access and it contains an image field. He wants somehow, to enable clicking on the image and make it larger. Something like a lightbox. Is this possible?
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Access Forms: Use toggle button to discern if query field contains info

I have a form that uses combo boxes to select certain values from a query. I have a lot of columns that are blank on many records and I was hoping to use a toggle button to filter the query to only ...
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.mdb file completely corrupt after the frequent recoveries

I am running Access database and one of .mdb files was corrupted for a long time. I got an error messages repeatedly, unfortunately I don’t remember exactly which ones. I let it go because I was still ...
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Access database error: The module name xxx is misspelled or refers to a module that doesn't exist

We are using Access database 2003 (I know, too old) with Win server 2008 in my company. We have one .mdb file split into two. A couple of days ago we had a problem trying to open modules. It all ...
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Automatically adding/expanding new row in MS Access forms

I am trying to build an invoice form in which the user has to select an item and when ever the item is selected from the combo box, a new blank row should be added at bottom as shown in the screen ...
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Multiple attachments in MS Access 2010? [migrated]

I'm trying to create a Web form with Access where the user inputs their info and can upload 2 picture attachments. The result I am getting when creating the database says I can't have more than one ...
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Access 2010 - Macro to set dropdowns to preset fields

I work with a form in Access daily in which I repeatedly have to type the same words into the same fields. I would like to automate this (those fields auto-fill to predetermined text when I press a ...
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How to select multiple tables when using Access 2013 linked table ODBC

Would anyone know how to select multiple tables when linking to an ODBC connection in MS Access 2013? I used to be able to hold down the shift key and skip lines that would automatically highlight ...
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Duplicate a record but needs to increment one of the data fields

I'm a newbie in ms access and i need someone to help me how to duplicate a record, but one of the fields should increment (+1).. thanks Database is already been populated, one of the field is ...
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Microsoft Access Left Join Query Giving “Invalid Operation” Error

Here's the question: I'm getting an "Invalid Operation" error on a LEFT JOIN query and, although I think I can identify the field causing the issue, I can't figure out why and what to do to fix it. ...
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Append info to an existing field based on the value of another field

I would like to run a query that updates a field's value with whatever is already there but with an "cbt" appended in the end. For example say there's a field called Currency and for a certain record ...
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Find a student with select grades

I have just made an Access 2010 database for analyzing students’ grades in an exam. I was able to get grades for all students right. There are six subjects. What I want to do now is find who got A ...
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Is it possible to import an amendment file into Microsoft Access?

I'm having a tough time trying to figure out if it's possible to import some sort of amendment file into a known Microsoft Access database and have it update the original data that was imported. ...
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RegEx (or RegEx-like) validation rules?

I've built my own (crude) version control system for Access and I'm looking to validate the version number in my update log table. The version number should match the regular expression ...
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Enforce referential integrity with linked table

I'm currently constructing and maintaining a number of MS Access databases intended to replace paper document systems where I work. As part of this work I'm using simple username/password combinations ...
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MS Access 2013 append(+ sign) option gives error

I deleted the relationships,saved the database and opened it again after 15 min and this mysterious append option appears and when clicked this error occurs in employee data and payment table ERROR ...
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Why does Access return “Conversion Type Failure” if I'm importing text into… text?

For some reason, no matter what, I get a "Type Conversion Failure" (found in a generated log-table) after importing data from an Excel spreadsheet. It's only happening to a few columns that have ...
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Changing the Table name for a linked table in Microsoft Access

I have a Access form application to create a labour posting import file. we use it enter the labour posting details and create a edi import file, which is later imported to our ERP software(Syspro). ...
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MS Word 2010 - database links no longer prompting on open

I have numerous documents that used to automatically link to a database upon opening with the statement: Opening this document will run the following SQL command: SELECT * FROM ...
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XML to Microsoft Access — avoid losing keys

I want to import an XML document into Microsoft Access 2010. Here is a sample from the XML: <ROWSET> <BIOG> <BIOG_NBR> 10021616 </BIOG_NBR> ...
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mail merge to separate documents with filename based on Merge field

I'm doing a mail merge from a Access database and I'd like to make many documents from the mail merge, instead of just one. I found a macro that lets me split the merged document after it's made, that ...
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Update Combobox Fields via an Access 2013 Form

Simplified version: I would like to update a table field based on a combobox: SELECT [Table].[ID], [Table].[Name] & " " & [Table].[Year], [Table].[Info1], [Table].[Info2], [Table].[Info3] ...
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Data model for services quotes with MS Access

I'm trying to create a simple quoting tool using MS Access. It's supposed to be a variation on the standard Orders - OrderDetails - Products type of M2M data model, however the complication is that ...
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Need help building an Expression [closed]

Need to know how to build an expression from this query:Create a new column to display High Priority for all loans that have an InterestRate of 7.5% or more, and Low Priority otherwise.
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Microsoft Access force override table row ID

I have a table with a missing record, when I recreate it (18) the new id is 127 because it's autoincrement. When I go to change the row id to 18 (and there is obviously no row with the id 18) it ...
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Inserting Autotext (or Quickpart) into Word (2013) on the basis of a Boolean value from Access (2013)

Haven't found any info on this anywhere on the net (at least any that works--more on that in a moment). What I am trying to do is have, at the push of a button that I have created in an Access Form, ...
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Access The object doesn't contain the automation object

I have an Access file producing an error when typing in to any field... The LinkMasterFields property setting has produced this error: The object doesn't contain the automation object How do I ...
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Access Linked Table Manager missing, can't change linked database

In an Access file the "Linked Table Manager" is missing in Office 2010, in fact the only menus are File and Home are visible. How do I unhide the Linked Table Manager so I can fix the location of the ...
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Generate list of Microsoft Access database tables

How do I have Microsoft Access generate a list of Database tables? I came across an SQL query someone suggested on anther website however Access doesn't seem to have any interface to simply allow ...
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Error exporting Access database table to new database, can't find what should not yet exist

How do I export a Microsoft Access database table in to it's own *.accdb database? When viewing the list of tables on the left column under the "Tables" category I can right-click and export but when ...
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Export MS Access 2010 SQL

Using Microsoft Access 2010 how do I export the SQL to an SQL file? The output should be similar to how phpMyAdmin exports SQL; a phpMyAdmin SQL export file can be imported to a database via a source ...
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Expression in Access involving dates

I have written the following formular in Excel to calculate the year a person will be 18 by 1st September based on their DoB (in cell F2). It seems to work ok in Excel: ...
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Access freezes before I can change data source

I have an .adp file that connects to MSSQL Data Source A, on Intranet #1. I copy the .adp to Intranet #2, including moving the .mdb to MSSQL Data Source B. I try to open the .adp to change the Data ...
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MS Access 2013 Online - How to add SQL?

I have been using other versions of Access that allow for easy reporting and SQL. I am trying to use the MS Access 2013 Online Web App but I can't seem to use SQL. Where is the feature for querying ...
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MS Access Form input to text box changes to a number when form is saved

I have been asked by my employer to "fix" a database error. There is an Access form in which there are several text boxes. One of the boxes is for the Last name of the individual added to the ...
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Microsoft Access database worked before and now old records won't update

This code was working fine on Windows 2003 Server. Updated to Windows 2008 Server and now new records can be listed for update or delete but old records can only list record content, but can't be ...
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Microsoft Access Web App - Sharepoint online - user permission only for the app

I want to publish a access web app (2013) with sharepoint online to the web for costumers. I don't want that the users of the app have access to the sharepoint site behind the app, neither that they ...
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Where'd my ribbon tabs go in ms-access?

In MS access 2010, if I create a brand new project, the ribbon has a lot of options and actions. But if I open an existing project, created in MS access 2003, I can't see any of those tabs. Does ...
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Reading a web based datafile every five minutes with MS Access

I have a local webbased datafile that I would like to query every five minutes and save the data in a table. The data is a flat file that I would need to parse if it just went into a table. I am ...
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Reconcile multiple versions of an Access table [closed]

An access mdb file has bounced around between several computers, and old versions of the file have been used on some computers while the copies were being used on other computers. This has resulted in ...
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MS Access - How are reports connected to queries and how can I find out which belongs to which?

I need to understand MS Access reports. I have old MDBs with connected tables from an Oracle DB. Some queries collect data. And reports are used to present data and to send it via e-mail. (~10 queries ...
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How to combine an Excel spreadsheet with word documents using a field from the excel rows matching filename of word doc

I am trying to combine an excel spreadsheet with associated word documents. There is 1 word document per excel line. I have the Excel spreadsheet with all the rows. I have all the word docs in a ...
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Send Email's from Access 2007 with Lotus 8.5

I've this code bellow. It save the email with all receipts but it only send to the first receipt; On Lotus sent folder --> teste@hotmail.com;test@gmail.com On the Receive end --> test@hotmail.com; ...
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Windows Task Scheduler wouldn't launch Access database

I'm using Windows Server 8 and I'm having a real problem launching my Access 2010 database from Task Scheduler. As I can see the problem is not new, but I hope, if somebody found a solution, maybe ...
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Network shared access database: your network access was interrupted access to continue close the database

I have a network with several Windows XP and Windows 7 users accessing MS Access databases over shared files in a NAS Synology. One of the XP users get several times in a day the following message: ...
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I have an Access MDB, I know the password, but how do I Disable it in Access 2013

I have searched around but cannot find how to remove the password on my MDB file using Access 2013. I do know the password so I can open the MDB Ok, but I want to disable the password. One Tut ...
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MS-Access many to many relationship with subform having multiple criteria

In my database design there are 5 tables and i want my database to be able to save the course fee given by student. according to the design one student can enroll in many courses. i want to ...
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Access 2000 multi column reports

I've set, and saved, the page settings for a particular report to use 2 columns. But this save only seems to work for a while. Somehow it reverts back to the default of 1 column. Can I not set it ...
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Linking word with access with ask value at open

I have a Word document that has some fields connected with Microsoft Access and I want that when the Word document is opened, it asks for the ID of the client to filter the table. The document is ...
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Microsoft Access 2010 and 2013 not responding when trying to filter columns

In Windows 8, when we try to use the filter option in Microsoft Access 2010 and 2013 using the keyboard option (arrow keys), the application stops responding. The error occurs only if the rows are ...