What are the limitations of MS Access?
It's no secret: I do not trust Access. I don't think it should be used in a production environment for anything more than a personal website, and an unpopular one at that. If you're building a web site that you expect will be even remotely successful, you're only delaying the inevitable by using Access now. You will eventually be forced to upgrade to SQL Server (or something similar).
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Just as any application, MS Access has specifications and limitations that should be remembered. The following tables specify the maximum sizes and numbers of various objects defined in Microsoft Access databases.
Learn about an exciting new feature in Microsoft Office Access 2003: smart tags. With smart tags, you can extend your Access solutions by easily adding additional functionality for your users. There is also programmatic support for smart tags that allows you to automate setting or modifying smart tag settings.
In this article, we have explored the new smart tag feature in Access 2003. I have demonstrated how smart tags can allow you to extend your Access solutions by easily adding additional functionality for your users. You have seen how smart tags can be enabled individually or for all forms or datasheets. You have also seen in which file formats and for which objects smart tags are enabled and can be added. We also looked at some of the limitations of the smart tag feature in Access. However, it should be clear after trying some of the procedures in this article that the benefits of using smart tags in Access 2003 far outweigh any limitations.
This tutorial guides you through building a simple, single-file database. In a single-file database, also known as a flat-file database, you put all your information into a single table. This is the simplest form of database to create, but it has some limitations and disadvantages. The most important of these limitations are that single-table databases are incapable of representing some real-world data and they create more work when it comes to data entry.
Realizing the charting limitations in Access, has anyone undertaken the task of creating a speedometer chart in access? Most of the tutorials I've found deal with Excel
I have an issue where I have enabled the access security using the wizard which is fine as users use a shortcut which takes them through the password macro. But then if they quit > open access they can select the database through the 4 most recently opened which bypasses the password.
P.S. My limitations are that I am a user with no Admin credentials on a large company network so have no way of fiddling with xp os options.
Do you want to know how to display Access data on the web. Many Access users have looked to Data Access Pages (DAPs) for a web solution. While DAPs provide a rich, easily generated UI, they have serious limitations and it has been hinted that Microsoft will be deprecating Data Access Pages in future versions of Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Access provides users with one of the simplest and most flexible RDBMS solutions on the market today. Regular users of Microsoft products will enjoy the familiar Windows 'look and feel' as well as the tight integration with other Microsoft Office family products.
Using ODBC, Access can connect with a MySQL database. A proprietary front-end to an open-source database? Microsoft and MySQL? Irreconcilable differences would seem to condemn such a union to a rapid divorce. Read on to see how, despite expectations to the contrary, this marriage can work. Why do it? TOC: An Access Front-End to MySQL; Preliminary Steps; Limitations; State of the Union.
I am trying to create an Auto keys Macro, should fire by hitting CTRL + [some letter] with the submacro macro , but for some reason it is not working, nothing will happen, did Access 2010has some limitations, ( I didn't update to sp1 due to various bugs known.)
In Microsoft Visual InterDev version 1.0, you can create dynamic Web pages displaying live data from various types of databases, including Microsoft Access. This white paper gives an overview of the Internet features available with Microsoft Access 97 databases and some advantages of using Visual InterDev to display that data. It then describes how to connect to a Microsoft Access database and how to display its data in Microsoft Visual InterDev, and details some limitations of this functionality.