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Q: importing database in access

I'm trying to import a database to an existing database. Both are identical, aside from their WO_NUM field, which distinguishes each record (and is primary key).

I have enough information in the database fields to make the database I want to import match. The problem is that the database is not allowing me to manually enter data. When I try a manual increment of the WO_NUM table, I am getting the following message:

ODBC-call failed.

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Violation of UNIQUE KEY constraint 'UC_TASKS_WOID_1'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'TASKS'.(#2627)[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server] The statement has been terminated. (#3621)

Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

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A: importing database in access

I'm assuming you are importing the tables, it seems like you are importing the primary key also, that will cause a problem because there will be duplicates.

You can try dumping the table into Excel and strip off the ID column and then import the excel table or Paste it into the table. Access will create new ID's for it.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/importing-database-in-access.295647/
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A:Importing contact database from Access to OE

First Export (on file menu) a sample file from OE using "Other Address book", Use TEXT (Comma Seperated Values) which is ".CSV", Excel should be the Default program if not open it with Excel so you can see the layout.

From Access export your table with the contacts and arrange the columns as they are in the exported CSV file (from outlook) It would have been best if your outlook Export has the same fields as those you want to import. The column headings should be named the same.

When done Save As .CSV (MS Dos) file type. Say Yes to Compatibility prompt and NO to save changes on closing the book because it will resave againif you say yes. do this right a way or it gets confusing then reopen it if you want to check it.

It should be ready to import into OE by Importing the Text file just as you exported it. Remember make sure your columns are correct, copy the row headings from the exported address book (OE) to be safe.
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A:ACT Database Importing Delimited Text File

mjam said:


I am trying to import a delimited text file and can't get the first and last names in the contact field. One or the other but not both. Any help would be appreciated.Click to expand...

When importing, you can map to First Name and Last name fields when creating the map... ACT! will then put them together for the Contact field.
 

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A:Problem with importing database files to Outlook

Into what kind of database file? PST?

Where are the files currently? on hard drive or cd? if on cd, copy the DB over to the computer and try opening the file.

If it's a pst, then from outlook, click on file -> open -> pst and see if it opens that way.
 

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A:Exporting MS Access Database to MySQL Database

You would have to have the MySQL driver for it on the server regardless.
 

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A:Importing To Access

is this new, were you able to import before?

i thought it was standard, use that feature all the time (using off2000 now, forget the off97 stuff, but used it in both versions)

perhaps that option wasn't loaded properly the first time, or not ticked off

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A:Importing into Access from Excel

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A:Importing spreadsheet to access

Hello again, you are busy.
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A:Can't access MS Access database Wizard

Funny I had the same error last night. I ran Setup from the CD (from RUN prompt) checked off the access wizard. Then went and did what I was doing, it still asked to install the feature but it worked that time.

If that does not help the is an MS article, basically, if you are in "Break mode" of a module that could also cause it.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/208204/en-us
 

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A:Access 97 database in Access 2000?

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I would input all the document "Paths" to a table and use that table to then open them.
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A:Solved: Problem importing Excel into Access

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Unless the 2nd and 3rd keys in your table are foreign, you shouldn't really need any more than one key as primary in your table.

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A:Error importing Excel worksheet into Access

Sorry, I can't seem to attach the files corresponding to problem.
 

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A:Importing Excel Sheet to Access Table through VBA ?

Although importing Excel sheets has it's issues (mostly numeric fields that have alpha characters), there are several ways you can accomplish this.

If you're doing it frequently, I'd just link the database to the spreadsheet. That way it's imported whenever you reference it. It's always there (assuming someone doesn't change the name or the column references). To link to the spreadsheet just click on File, Get External Data, Link Tables; then change the 'Files of Type' at the bottom of the dialog box to Microsoft Excel .xls and select your file. That's about it, you can reference it as a table. Note: I don't recommend updating that table from access, however. If you have hidden columns or rows, the results can be amusing.

Another option would be to use a macro. You can reference the macro in a button. The macro action command you're looking for is TransferSpreadsheet.
 

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A:Access 2003 Importing Excel Graphs

If it is an Image, you could use an Image Control from the Toolbox and set the Size Mode to Zoom.
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Try this.

http://databases.about.com/library/weekly/aa123100a.htm?once=true&
 

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It may be the version of True Type Fonts that are involved, can't you just increase the column width slightly.
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you can link by selecting the table tab in the DB window and then click NEW followed by selecting Link. Then search for your other database and select the table you want to link to.

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The simplest way although it may not seem like it, is to do the following:
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A:database help access 03?

Access is perfect for this application.
What kind of products are you dealing with?
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Do you have more than one Supplier for items.
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First, this is really the wrong forum for this question. It should either be in Applications or Development. I only saw this post because I was checking on a post I made here before but I don't usualy visit this forum often.

If you want a form to open ready to take new data, set it's Data Entry property to Yes. (You'll find that property in the Data tab of the forms properties.) If I misunderstood the question, post back and give more details.

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[This message has been edited by YSB (edited 08-10-2000).]
 

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First, this is really the wrong forum for this question. It should either be in Applications or Development. I only saw this post because I was checking on a post I made here before but I don't usualy visit this forum often.

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A:Access Database

Listen...I looked and can't find anything wrong with it. I recreated the button (find by director), and it appears to work fine...just tells you the macro has been cancelled.

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Welcome to the forum.

1) Copy the little square then hit "CTRL"+"H" on the keyboard to bring you into Find/Replace. In the Find What: section paste the square ("CTRL"+"V"). In the replace section type in a space. Then click on the "Replace All" button.
2) If those fields have multiple line addresses they should be migrated into separate fields.
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I haven't heard of this problem.
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Try changing the location where you are saving the photos.

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I am not familiar with your code, but I do have code that works, however it does require the use of a Word Doc with "Bookmarks" set.
 

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Hello, I am using Access 2000 and have created a database with a command button that opens up a report via a macro. I would like to know how to open up single reports instead of pushing a button that brings up every report, I've been able to open up reports that are based off of queries, queries that have paramenters that need to be inputted in order to bring up single unique records, but I would like to be able to just create a button that brings just that particular unique record-report off of that particular unique record on that form. Meaning that for a record that had just been inputted for John Doe on a form, I would like to know how to create a button on that form to pull up John Doe's single report without having to build a query that asks for a parameter. Is there anyway to do this?
 

A:Access-Printing a single report off of a single record from an Access database form

You will have to adapt this to your own form setup; but it's just using the Where line of the OpenReport macro action.

If on the form MyFormName you have two controls called txtFirstNm and txtLastNm, and in the query underlying the report you have two fields called FirstNm and LastNm, you would put into the Where line of the OpenReport action:

Code:
[FirstNm]=[Forms]![MyFormName]![txtFirstNm] And [LastNm]=[Forms]![MyFormName]![txtLastNm]
Hope that helps.
 

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is it possible to compact a password protected Access 2000 database from code? I tried this:

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but I get an "Invalid password" error. Yet the password correctly opened the backend.mdb without a fuss in normal circumstances.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Ian
 

A:Compact Access database

I don't think you can compact a DB from code unless the code is run from another DB.

See... a DB has to BE closed to compact it.
So it stands to reason that you can't be running code while it's closed...
 

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Hope that makes sense

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Anyone interested in a small project?

More than just a spreadshet that I alredy use
Tom
 

A:Need help writing an Access database

Tom, I can do it for you, but I am not sure how long it will take as I have about 4 other posters that I am trying to help with less time to program.
It will also depend on how sophisticated you want it.
 

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A:Search an Access Database

Welcome to Tech Guy, new girl! I'm the old girl on the block, hee hee.

Guess what. It's sooo easy, and the instructions are right here:
http://www.theofficeexperts.com/access.htm#SearchForm

Oh...I changed the title of your post. Sometimes, people only have a few minutes to answer questions (usually 'cause they're at work and oughtta be working, LOL), so it's best to provide the application in the title name, and also put the version in the body of your post. Some people put that stuff in their signature so they don't have to remember it every time.
 

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Better yet, can I make an expandable field that will keep creating new data fields as needed?

I know how to set up a basic database, so I don't need help with that.

Thanks.

A:MS-Access: How to Create a CD Database

The idea that you propose in having a single table that lists the CD Name (Album Name) and the tracks together as a single line item isn't a very effective method of making that database for exactly the reasons you raised. Rather than having them in one table, split them up and relate them.

The way I would go about doing this is...

Table 1: Albums
Fields: Album Name, Artist, Year, Genre, Whatever other fields you might add
Primary Key: Either make it a composite key with Album Name and Artist or create an additional field which contains a unique identifier such as a Number. I would suggest creating a unique field as the primary key as it is easier to work with.

Table 2: Tracks
Fields: Song Title, Artist, Album, Track Number
Primary Key: I would go with Song Title and Artist as a composite Primary Key.

Table 3: Artists (If you so choose)
Fields: Artist, any other info about the artist or group you wish to include.
Primary Key: Artist Name

The important thing is the relationships between these three tables.

Albums Table is related to Tracks Table in a One to Many Relationship (One album has Many songs).

Albums Table is also related to the Artist Table in a One to Many Relationship as well (One Artist may have Many Albums).

You need to determine what you want to have as your primary keys which will determine what the foreign keys will be in the related tables. For example, if in the Albums Table you use the Name and Artist as the Primary Key, then these fields would be related to the corresponding fields in the Tracks Table.

You don't have to follow my model exactly, but do you understand the idea of splitting up the Tracks and Album Names fields into different tables and relating them? This eliminates the problem of constantly having to add fields for new tracks. It'll also make queries significantly easier to sculpt.

Hope this helps

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I am running Microsoft Access 2002..

When I click on the icon it opens Microsoft access, but then I get an error that says

"Microsoft Access cannot open this file"
" This file is located outside your intranet or on an untrusted site. Microsoft Access will not open this file due to potential security problems."

It opens it fine if I copy the file to this computer..

What am I missing???

Both pc's are in the same workgroup and the file has security set for full access to everyone..

Thanks for any help..
 

A:Cannot open Access database

romlisys, can you create a new Blank Database on the "Server", close it and then open that?
If you can then I would suggest that you open that database and "Import" everything from the copy of the original on your computer (that you can open). You will need to import all of the
Tables, Queries, Forms, Reports, Macros and Modules. It is very quick because you can use "Select all" for each section.

If you can't open a new Blank database it would suggest that you have some "Folder" permission type problems.
 

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A:Access- Cant save database?

First, make sure it is not Read-Only (right-click, Properties). If you are trying to save the whole database, then you should be able to save as to the CD. If you are trying to just save a table (or some other portions of the database), make a blank database and import those items into it.
Good luck.
 

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I have created a new database and would like to share it among my team. However, when another user opens it, it says file already in use. How can I get the database to allow multiuser access.

I need it so that when information is entered it gets updated in real time on other users machines as well.

Please let me know if you have any solutions.

Regards,

Archie