Reading an Access file?
b.xavier at internet.lu
Thu Sep 8 02:53:37 CDT 2005
You might have more luck with Excel (there might be also plugins for excel)
Exporting the file out of Access in CSV or TAB text format is the best
solution... Or you could use mysql one way or another but that has
Dont ask me about Moft Access - i never liked it - but it is the engine
behind outlook and that's not bad considering we had 3 servers with
databases 500GBs in size ;)
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> John Ridge
> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 21:51
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> Subject: Reading an Access file?
> My wife has been sent the address list of a small society in
> the form of a .mdb file. "How do I read this?", she asked,
> reasonably enough.
> I managed to find out that it's a Microsoft Access database
> file, but that gets me nowhere. Is there an easy way, using
> Revolution, to scan the contents, perhaps output to a text file?
> I've used Eric's Resource Picker to search the archives and
> everywhere else, but found nothing helpful. A bad sign! I
> suppose if it was easy then Microsoft wouldn't sell Access -
> so it won't be easy...
> But just in case, thanks in advance!
> John Ridge
> Smalleys Farm
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