automatic import of data
We are building a database to keep track of safety observations.
Everyday, excel files will be emailed to me with observation material (20 items).
I would like access to automatically ping my email, see the excel file and add to, not overwrite data in a table.
This would save tons of data entry as I may receive up to 50 email a day with the file. Also, would each file that comes in as an email attachment have to be named the same
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Before attempting to import a spreadsheet or text data into a table in Access 2003, you should make sure that the spreadsheet you want to import has the same type of data in each field (column) and the same fields in every row, or that the data you want to import is arranged in an appropriate tabular format. Follow these easy directions to import a spreadsheet into Access 2003.
Maybe you have noticed that Excel spreadsheets do not always import data very nicely into Access. Sure, Access can import data from various sources with just a few clicks, but Excel files seem to give the most grief. Out of necessity, I created a code module that employs automation to loop through rows of an Excel spreadsheet and systematically add data to an Access table, cell by cell. While this is not exactly a "cut and paste" solution for your data import, it does provide a nice starting point.
I'm using the Import Wizard in A2010 to import data from an Excel 2010 worksheet. There are 64 columns and 27,700 rows. The procedure throws the error above and halts the import. Any ideawhat this means and how to get around it?
Learn how to import data from Excel into a new table in Access. Importing is a simple way to put Access to work for you.
After completing this course you will be able to:
1)Prepare your data in Excel so that it imports successfully.
2)Import data from an Excel worksheet into a new table in Access.
3)Check your imported data for accuracy.
This example teaches you how to import data from a Microsoft Access database. In Excel, when you import data, you make a permanent connection that can be refreshed.
You could import the data from the two sources, creating a table for each. Then, you can create a query that compares the data in the tables.
I need to import data of members from two different sources, and then compare the data. Is there an easy way of doing this?
I'm trying to import data from an Excel spreadsheet but the data is stored with the field descriptions in the first column, not the first row.
DATE | 4/4/08 | 4/5/08 | 4/6/08
FNAME | Andy | Larry | Darryl
LNAME | Sample | Doe | Doe
Is there an easy way to tell Access to import the data assuming records are in columns and not in rows?
Access and Outlook are both excellent programs for managing your personal and business contacts. As a result, you might want to import contact data from Outlook 2007 into Access 2007. However, the Outlook import feature in Access 2007 cannot directly import data from the Outlook 2007 file format, and Outlook 2007 cannot directly export data to an Access 2007 database. Fortunately, it is easy to export Outlook contacts as a text file, and then import that file into Access 2007.
Learn: * Import or link to Outlook contacts by using the Exchange/Outlook Wizard, * Import contacts by using a text file, * Import contacts by using the Contact Management Database template.
Here's the goal: get a daily import of data (daily snapshoot) from a SharePoint list into ms access so that I can run advance reporting
Here's where I am:
* Created an AutoExec to import the SharePoint data daily with 'Scheduled Tasks'
* Named the daily import table "All_y_mm_dd" for each day
What I want to do next:
* Append the daily import to a single large table 'MainSharePoint'
* Add an Imported_on_Date field to each import to distinguish between the data once it's in the 'MainSharePoint' table
Here is a note that I found on Microsoft's SharePoint site on importing data using the SharePoint connection:
* Access never overwrites a table in the database as part of an import operation, and you cannot append the contents of a list or view to an existing table.
Here is my start:
We recently upgraded from Access 2003 to 2010. I have a table that I overwrite each month with new data from a tab delimited text file. There is a field in the table that I have formatted the data type as text.
In the previous version of Access I could import the data and it would keep any leading zeros during the import. Now it is dropping the leading zeros when I importthe data even though I have specifically formatted the data as text.
Does anyone know how I can import my data and keep the leading zeros?