Cannot rename Access table
I can't rename an Access table from the Navigation Pane. When I right-click, the edit window opens for about 2 seconds showing the table name with a gold background and the rest of the little window is white. By the time I can take my hand off the mouse, the window is all gold background and the cursor has jumped to a different table. I've used Access for years and never had this issue. So far I have
1) re-started MS Access
2) rebooted the computer
3) Changed the database from shared to exclusive
4) searched MS and the web - and can't find that issue anywhere
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I'd been trying for days to rename a Microsoft Access table from ASP. Apparently it's easy to rename a SQL Server table using a stored procedure (exec sp_rename oldtable, newtable), but there isn't an equivalent that works in Access. It looked like the only way around it was to create a new table and then use a SELECT INTO statement to transfer the data, followed by a DROP statement to delete the original. Hardly efficient and really ugly.
I have picked out the sales pipeline template & am making changes to it in order to develop a CRM at my new job. I want to make changes in the table/query/form. although I am having a guide book to help me out.
What if I rename the form/table/query? Will Access 2010 make the corresponding changes in the source for the form etc.
Any changes in the fields of the table (say rename add or delete or change data type) - will they reflect in the relationship or in the forms? Will Access do so automatically?
I know the questions aren't properly worded but if you get the drift,.
You can use the Rename action to rename a specified database object.
I created a form called "frm_9081" however I decided this name was unsuitable and decided to rename it. I am using Access 2010 so with the form completely closed I right clicked on the form and chose "rename" from the dropdown box that appeared. However it keeps returning to its original name of "frm_9081" why? Were do I look to fix this problem?
I have imported more than 200 tables to a database Access and would need to rename them. They are of the form ctl_tablename and would want to put them user_tablename. Could be done with a macro without having to write all the names of the 200 tables?.
The macro renaming parameters old table: "ctl_*" to new table: "user_*" does not work, of course.
I need some ideas because I am new to Access. I am currently prepairing a table which I intend to export to Excel format and use in the engineering software. With some pain I was able to finally organize a query which extracts data in the way I need. Only two problem remain.
1) After values in some of the columns I need to add "mm", becase it is the way it will be consumed later.
2) I need to rename columns to match the requirements of the engineering software. I cannot rename them in the quiery, or maybe do not know how.
Of course, all of that can be made in Excel after the export. But I don't think it is the best way, because if I make some changes (fix some bugs, for instance), I will have to repeat formatting over and over again. I'd like to have the table 100% ready in Access.
Does anyone have a problem renaming tables, queries, etc in the Navigation Pane? The Pane is set to view by list. If I right-click on an object then click on Rename, the focus just moves to another object. If I use the shortcut menu key on the keyboard then type "m" for rename, the inside of the orange highlighted object turns blue briefly to show you can type in it, then immediately reverts to orange. I don't know if this is a problem with my PC (HP laptop running Vista) or with Access.
When create the linked table to ODBC, it automatically create the name with user name like abc_tablename. How to rename as tablename ?
I need to make a VBA Code to rename a file using only a section of the name.
The problem is that the first part of the name change any day and I need to ignore this part and rename the file.
The second part of the filename ".0651.TXT" don't change.
I need to do:
RENAME C.\temp\*.0651.TXT , C:\temp\AUDIT.0651.TXT
Is it possible to copy the results of query to another query or table and have a pop up window to rename it, so it ask's the user what name do you want for this query or table.
I know you can do this with a macro, but if you set this up with a macro it renames the duplicate query that same name every time you copy the query therefore ending up with the macro not working.
It will work the first time, but when run again will not work as it is set to rename it as the same name as the first query that you copied.