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

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Advanced Query Filtering in Access 2010

I am using Access 2010 to log prospective students for a school program. Once these students apply, they need to have a school ID generated (or if they are a current or former student, simply looked ...
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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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Access 2010: How to enter dates in a payroll?

I am trying to create a payroll for employees. I set up a staff_details table, salary table and deductions table. I also added a salary_date field to the salary table. Problem is, I do not know how to ...
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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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How do I make a calculated control in Access for a logical OR over a field in child record?

I have a simple picture database to keep track of what graphics we have and where we got the rights to use them. I have a table Picture, and another table called PictureVersion. For example, a square ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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Unable to display text in chrome url bar from ms access 2010

When trying to run Follow.Hyperlink passing a string variable as a url (partially in Greek), in MS Access 2010, Chrome displays Greek characters as ? making it impossible to load the correct page. The ...
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How to customize Services template in Microsoft Access 2010

I am currently using the Microsoft 2010 Access "Services" template. I am trying to customize it. I am specifically trying to make the template let me number my quotes and invoices manually after they ...
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2010 Microsoft Access Relational Table Insert

I am working with a Microsoft Access 2010 database with 3 tables. What I want to do is edit the 3rd table (Street) and be able to call information via combo boxes from City and State. When I add a row ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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“MSCAL.OCX” error when moving from Access 2007 to 2010: I don't have a calendar

I have a database created in Access 2007. When opening it in Access 2010 I get the following error: "Your Microsoft Office Access database or project contains a missing or broken reference to ...
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How do I control MS Access navigation pane by macro or VBA?

I would like to use either macro's or VBA to programatically control the Access Navigation Pane (i.e. hide and unhide it). I've found plenty of resources to hide the Navigation Pane (e.g. ...
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Is it possible to create groups of objects in Access 2010 forms?

I have a form with 3 option buttons, and about 50 labels, textboxes, and buttons. Is there a way I can group some of these objects so that way when I select an option, some of the objects get disabled ...
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Truncation of Calibri rich text in preview/PDF mode on a report

I am experiencing truncation of text in rich text boxes in preview/PDF mode on a report. There is enough space for the text box to grow on the page, and the text appears in full in layout mode, but is ...
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Microsoft Access 2010 upgrade issues

I have just been upgraded to MS Access 2010, and am experiencing: syntax error (missing operator) in query expression "xx" Is this because all the tables were created in Access 2007, and Access ...