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dynamictiger
Perth, Western Australia
I have been playing around with a database structure on and off for about 18 months. The structure is huge and contains several circular relationships. Current Model is in excess of 70 tables and is around 70% complete (although I am not going to sweat about the 30%).

I had been planning in doing the whole thing in Access in a frontend backend configuration. However, it has been suggested I use SQL to store the tables.

I have never used SQL, has anyone got any suggestions where to start to learn how to use my tables within this program? And I guess more importantly how to link the tables into my Access front end?

I will be using Office XP and SQL that comes with the developer edition.

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dynamictiger,

To use SQL table in access, the 1st thing you need to do is set the permisssions in the SQL tables. Then to link the tables in Access, it's easy. I use an ODBC connection and the in Access go to File ->Get External Data -> Link Tables. Hope the answer isn't too late for you.
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