Microsoft Access 2010 is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) and desktop/workgroup database application.

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Is there a way to convert a memo field to a text field in Access 2010 in an expression?

I have two tables (each in an Access DB) -- called LinkedTable1 and LinkedTable2 linked to my working Access database. I got them on my computer after downloading them from a SharePoint site (Actions ...
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How to Create a Query which Combines Two Crosstab Queries under a Split, Merged Column

Sorry if the title is a little confusing. I am attempting to create a query which takes two cross-tab queries and combines them in a slightly different format than the original cross-tabs. I have used ...
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how do i run DoCmd.RunSavedImportExport to a different DB than CurrentDb in access 2010

I am not quite sure how to describe my problem correctly, but i try my best. I have a Formbutton that triggers with VBA some external Batch scripts and then imports the freshly created csv files. ...
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Access 2010: Database cannot be opened because the VBA project cannot be read

I used a simple software made with access on windows 8 s.o. with accde extension After formatted pc and installed windows 7, I can't run software because "Access 2010: Database cannot be opened ...
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Access 2010 - Providing the FE to Users

I have an Access database I split into backend and front end. I want to share the Front End with users; however, I don't want them to have all the queries I use (not useful to them). Can I hide my ...
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Paste Append Sporadically Skips Lines (MS Access 2010)

First off, if this isn't a superuser question, please feel free to let me know and I'll be on my way. (I'm used to Stack Overflow, but I know this question isn't appropriate to that site's bailiwick) ...
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UTF/unix time conversion in access

I am fairly good with access/excel/etc. However I am running into a brick wall with a database I query regularly for information. It has date/time fields that are tracked in unix time format (number ...
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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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Is there a batch command to check for Access 2010 Runtime installation?

When using a batch file, is there a command I can use to check if Access 2010 Runtime is currently installed and if is not, then invoke it's installation? This will be used on both Windows 7 and ...
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How can I change the default datasheet font in MS Access 2010?

I've never liked the default font that is used as for datasheet views in MS Access. Recently, I've upgraded from 2003 to 2010, and for the life of me I can not find out how (via Google or otherwise) ...
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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 can I determine which SQL db my Access app is pointing to?

There is no ini file containing any kind of connection string so it must be embedded somewhere, but where can I find this? The linked table manager appears to point to something but doesn't give ...
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The query could not be processed: File system error: An error occurred while opening the 'File Path\file_name.cub' local cube file

Please Help Me !! What happen and how to fix it ? It occurred when I open Pivot Table in Access 2010. (My OS is Windows 10) File Path\file_name.cub is always changed every time database is opened. Now ...
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How do I bypass the Bypass startup if the person who set it is gone in Microsoft Access Plus 2010?

The database is set to disable the shift key when opening, but the person who set the Bypass startup is no longer employed here. We need to edit tables and a query in the background but can't get in! ...
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Query will work in designer but not in code

I have used this type of structure several times with no problem but this time I get a "type incompatibility" error message (error 13). The SQL statement returns results when I run it throught he ...
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Hide column in report based on combo box on form

In Access 2010 I am trying to get a report to show or not show the contents of one column based on the value of a combo box on a form. For example, the column name in the report is "foo" and I only ...
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MS Access Ctrl + Enter for new line results in extra line breaks when exported to a text file

I am preparing a database with many different types of fields. One, a memo field is best organized with line breaks. When I type the lines and use the appropriate Ctrl + Enter to force a line break, ...
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How do I set the first value of AutoNumber in Access?

I don't need to reset the AutoNumber value like this question, but rather would like to first set the number to: 1001 Which then increments like normal: 1001 1002 1003 ... ...
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How to paste multiple entries to a query?

How to do you paste multiple entries to a query in design view? I can only paste one value at a time, and I need to add multiple values. Is there a way of doing an Advanced Filter in Microsoft ...
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Change background color of text box in MS Access form based upon information from query

I have a form that displays data from a table in MS Access 2010 and allows users to change the data in the table; along with other information this table has a list of unique serial numbers. I would ...
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Which Databases Link to Particular Table in Database

I'd like to know if there is a way to determine which databases link to a particular table in a database without looking through each database to see if it links to the database of interest. I'm ...
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Query for false values in Access not working

I'm trying to create a simple database to keep track of paperwork as it's turned in. In the form and table I've used yes/no check boxes, checking them when a paper is turned in. What I want to do is ...
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Microsoft Access 2010 tables not showing the new record row with the asterisk

I have an .accdb on the network. The .accdb has various objects (queries, tables, forms). The problem lies in a form which has the following dependency form <--- table <---- query <---- ...
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Active content security warning in all files

Every time I open a *.mdb or *.accdb file I get the yellow Message Bar with a text in Spanish that translates as: Security Warning: Some active content has been disabled. Click for more details. ...
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I need to calculate the time between two dates in access in working hours

I have a formula to do this in Excel, but I want to convert it to Access I have two dates - start time and end time. I need to know the number of hours:minutes between them in business hours only. ...
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MS Access 2010 maximum number of records

I have VBA program written in Access 2010. It creates and populates a table from a text file. Previously, there have been less than 20,000 records total. With the current data set, I get an ...
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MS-Access database-upsizing error

I am working on upsizing an MS-Access database from Access 2010 to MS-SQL 2008 (10.0.1600). When I run the Upsizing Wizard, all the tables get moved over except for one... The table that doesn't get ...
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Access 2010 forms: direct entry of foreign key into text box

In a form I am creating for an MS Access 2010 database, one of the fields represents a foreign key. I would like this field to be displayed as a text box, rather than as a combo or list box as is ...
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How do I pull data from multiple tables into one table in Access?

I have multiple tables that contain tasks according to their category. Each table represents that category. What I need to do is create a 'Master' table that then is able to pull data from ALL the ...
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Move The New Record Entry Row In Access Table To The Beginning Row

Is it possible to move the "New Record Row" in an Access table to the beginning of the table? For example, say you have 200 items entered into your table, you would have to scroll the whole way down ...
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Error when validating formula

I am trying to create a field to convert currencies from one of 2 fields, thus I am putting the following code in "Default Value" as I want this field to be open for my manual input too: =iif([£ ...
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How to lock Access 2010 record after it has been saved?

How can I create a macro to permanently lock a record once it has been saved? My problem: Every Access 2010 lock command that makes the saved records un-editable, also locks the 'New Record' form ...
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How to store a Display text along with Hyperlink in Microsoft access 2010 database?

i mean how to store "Display text along with Hyperlink" in microsoft access database so that when you generate "Forms" from the database table. and you click on the that item text , you are actually ...
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Why is my pivot chart not saving properly in Access 2010?

Working in Access 2010 and am trying to build a pivot chart from a query. My query is looking at an item type (multiple possible) and closure date with the intention of creating a stacked bar chart. ...
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Text Box and Combo Box conflict

I should mention that I'm brand new to Access, so please don't vote down my question. I really need help on this. If someone doesn't help me, then I'm just going to keep posting the same question ...
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Recover back end database password from front end connection string

I built an MS Access database about a year ago and set separate passwords for the "front end" and "back end" components of the database. It's been a long time since I've had to access the back end ...
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How to place query data of one column into multiple report columns

I have a multi-table query in Microsoft Access 2010. The Employee Table (name, employee #, position, etc.) and a Time Input Table (date, cost code, Reg hrs, OT hrs). After inputting hours, cost code ...
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Automating the input of query criteria

New user to this site and found an extremely informative answer to a question I had but can't find an answer to this one. Using Access 2010, I have 42 different criteria that I need to run ...
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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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Can I change the default Access 2010 view to allow for “Window”ed objects?

Before Access 2007, Microsoft Access was an MDI Container. For those who aren't developers, this means that each time you opened a DB object (i.e. Data Table, Query, Form) it appeared as a window ...
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How to avoid rounding numbers in MS Access 2007-2013?

I have an MS Access 2007-2013 database (.accdb format) which I open in MS Access 2013. It has just one table with several columns Lat Long PositionDate -54.82045 -68.33834 ...
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MSAccess - Updating all fields in form when selecting one field from listbox

I have a form which has the following fields Club Player Handicap Membership Number Score I have set the Club as a list box how do I get the other fields to automatically polulate when I ...
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Password Protect Access Database from Edits

I'm familiar with how to encrypt an Access database with a password (requiring a password to view data). Is there a way to allow data viewing w/o a password, but requiring one for editing the ...
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MS Access List Box Lookup on Table Not Showing in SubForm

I have a list box lookup embedded into one of my tables: This works fine and shows up in the datasheet view of the table. However, I built a form, bound to the table, but the drop down list does ...
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Add Microsoft Access to my 2010 package

Let me know if I am sinful for asking this and I will delete it. I would like to add Access to my 2010 Office package (for a few months). Is that possible? How is it possible? The issue is that I am ...
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When using the Access Table Analyzer Wizard, I get the error “Cannot define field more than once”

I'm trying to normalize a very simple dataset: user_id | role_id I have a table with 60,000 records, and all I need to do is turn this into a join, so one table contains users, and another table ...
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Access Query: Matching days up days of the week for past years

I have historic data in a table in Microsoft Access from seven years ago. I need to create a query with a column for each year and match up in each row the 1st Monday in 2007 with the 1st Monday in ...
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How to automatically make all entries to become Hyperlinks to files in folder in Microsoft Access Database

I have Microsoft Access database, where I want to keep hyperlinks for the pdf files. I got the list of filenames and put in corresponding fields in my database. I made that Field of Hyperlink Data ...
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Save multiple Selected Items From List box In Access

I have a simple form in Microsoft Access 2010 in which I have a list box with Multi-Select Enabled. I want to save the selected items in table. How would I go about it in Access 2010?
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Export an entire Access (accdb) database to csv/txt

There is no option to export the whole db, rather Access only allows export of one table at a time. I'm not familiar with any VB scripting so how would I go about doing this? CSV must be exported ...