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Re: subforms using macros to update related fields
Posted by: George Loeppky
Date: April 22, 2005 10:08AM

Ok, I figured out my issue.

At one point I was testing with MSAccess 2000 and discovered issues on the form, so I started removing what I thought were unnecessary tables (due to my inexperience with Acces forms) from the query for the form. Later I realized that I needed all the fields from the other tables to copy the data from one table to the other. So basically I have all the tables in one query and use a macro to copy data across.

Well it seems that Access 2000 (particularly under CrossOver Linux and MyODBC 3.51.9) has issues with a query with multiple tables with fields names that are the same. For some reason it doesn't work to reference the field names by <table name>.<field name>. So for Access 2000 I had to rename the fields in the query so that all the fields were unique. Under Access 97 (under MS XP and MyODBC 3.51.9) there is no problem with this.

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