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Re: Exporting Access Table to MySQL - Date Column Conflict
Posted by: Christian Schlepphorst
Date: February 20, 2005 05:12AM

What version of MS Access are you using?

I got the same problem with Access 2000 on a test system under XP Home. (Field of VARCHAR(4) is created containing only the year.)

On a second test system with Access 97 under Windows 2000 Server it transfers the data correctly, but to VARCHAR(40). Linking the table back to Access it gives TEXT(255).

When I try to follow the advice of Mr. King-Turner in the thread 'cannot modify data in my "mysql" db via "Ms Access 2003" ' and manually change the data typ in MySQL to DATETIME, for me it still links back to TEXT(255). Moreover, I can't change the field data from Access (ODBC error).

Has anybody a hint to get the table links for DATETIME fields correctly? If we don't get this working, we will have to resort to MICROSOFT SQL Server :-(

Best Regards

Christian Schlepphorst

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