• Combo box date/alpa field

    Can it be done and how... I create a combo box and I want the field to have some alpha some numeric. the drop down will say "N/A". But if they want to put a date in that field, should be able to. My testing show it has to be either or. Also when I type in the year in that field, I will be typing...

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  • Advice on buying new PC

    I have a Pentium 4 & need to upgrade. I teach Microsoft, use graphics in my manuals, & use CorelDraw a lot. I also design huge Excel spreadsheets with lots of formulas and design databases in Access - what would be a good PC processor, ram, etc? I have been quoted on a system with a Quadcor...

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  • Access 2003 checkbox to perform calculations

    I have modified the ledger template database from MS to incorporate 4 columns containing yes/no checkboxes. The checkboxes refer to 4 phases of contruction for the line entry. Some line entries may have nore than one box checked. My problem is that when I need to run a report on an individual...

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  • Create table by comparising 2 tables

    I am new at Access but have some help with creating a db. I would like to know if it is possible to compare table 1: prior data and table 2: current data, and then create a table 3, with all the changes/deletions from the 1st table to the 2nd. All the data is workflow tasks that are dates. I need a...

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  • About UPDATE query

    hi friends , i am using VB 2008 . database access 2003 in my project , i include an update query,its below con.Open() Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand("update device set manu='" + mtxt.Text + "',desc='" + dtxt.Text + "',model='" + mdtxt.Text + "',pdate='" + prodate.Text + "',price='" + ptxt.Text +...

    Ashar5 pointsBadges:
  • Issue SQL Query with Localized String through PowerShell

    Hello, I am attempting to execute a an SQL query through PowerShell against an MS Access database. My query works 99% of the time, but occasionally a localized string will cause an error beacuse it contains a single quote (') somewhere within the localized string. You can look at the following...

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  • Access 2007 Replace operation

    In Access 2007, can a replace operation be performed using wildcard to replace a variable string with a known string.

    Gmmdm5 pointsBadges:
  • Not allowed to edit Microsoft Access forms

    A previous employee built a very usable db, and has gone on to greener pastures. It isn't password protected. When we try to edit the db with new fields or change wording in fields, it asks if we want to exit the app. if Yes is clicked, it exits the app and Access. We use Office Pro 2003. Any help...

    Donnerblue5 pointsBadges:
  • Access mailbox through the file system?

    We are running Exchange 2003 Server Enterprise with SP2, on Windows 2003 SP1. We have a user who wants to make a connection to an Exchange mailbox folder from an MS Access database. I know that Exchange 2000 used to have the M: drive for file system access, but that no longer exists in Exchange...

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  • Conditional Format – Access 97

    Unfortunately, the company I work for uses Access 97, and the Conditional Format Wizard is not available in this version. Can you help me with building a macro/expression to create a conditional format for a form? I need to format the form's background color based simply on whether the record is...

    Alayneb215 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Access query window

    I use an Access program to record student records. The program has built in queries, but when I try to start one the popup window is tiny; all you see is border, no text, no restore or exit buttons. I can't catch an edge with the mouse to enlarge it. Also, the program opens without the toolbars I...

    Masterlink5 pointsBadges:
  • Creating pop-up reminders

    I am maintaining a data baase of living documents whic require a review every 2 years. I need a reminder before the 2 year anniversary arrives. The table currently has a "Effective Date" column. Please keep in mind that I am not well versed in macros. Thanx for any help,

    Darkness5 pointsBadges:
  • Multiple codes in a field

    Hi there, I'm a complete Access noob, but I need to figure something out! Is it possible to put more than one code in one field? For example I need to answer 500 letters. Each letter has a code say 01-500. In each letter there are 3 questions that need to be answered, but half of the questions in...

    Thomasstegenga5 pointsBadges:
  • permission to open database

    ACCESS 2000 which we used to write two databases. We added a new user, and correctly added the group. Then the next morning and every day since we can not gain access to the database. There are 3 user computers. 1 user reads the reinstalled ACCESS database fine, the other two can't gain access to...

    Kathiemary5 pointsBadges:
  • field C is the result of the substraction between filed A and field B from the same table

    How to create a field C into a MS Access table which will be the result of the subtraction between filed B and filed A on the same table. Like: C=B-A

    Cristi20085 pointsBadges:
  • VB and MS access

    I have finished develop a project in VB 6. Back end as Ms Access(Office 2003). Finished up to SETUP file. MY question is how to install the setup file with the database.

    Coordinator5 pointsBadges:
  • Deleting out partial data from a field

    I need to delete out partial data from a field in Access. I have a field of numbers that begin with '1NF' ex.(1NF123424). This needs to be deleted, but leaving the number alone '123424'. How can I do this with out manualy deleting it out myself?

    Mk198315 pointsBadges:
  • Strange behavior in Access 2003 user interface

    I create a form in access 2k3 data project connected to sql server 2k5. I put two check boxes on my form. On runtime, when i click on one of check box, it also fires on the other check box...set check box value from false to true. But it works normally when i use keyboard shortcut to fire that...

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  • Cannot open second copy of Access 2003 database

    I have created several databases that we use it the office. They are kept on a server. Recently, we started getting a security warning window everytime we open Access. It asks DO YOU WANT TO OPEN THIS FILE? and points out that the publisher is UNKNOWN PUBLISHER. If you click yes, it opens normally....

    tlsanders11,340 pointsBadges:
  • MS Access IIF Statement

    I am pulling options from a table of "1", "2" or "3" and cannot get the Iif statement to produce the results that I need. Please find the Iif statement below: =IIf([lepamtpaid]=1, “Your premium bill will reflect this new premium amount.)”,(lepamtpaid = 2, “This lump sum amount will be...

    Jsweitzer15 pointsBadges:

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