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Re: [MS_AccessPros] Create Multiple tables and manage them

 

Well I changed it to * but I get an error stating that  
"Cannot define field more than once" came up. So that will not work.


Jim Wagner


On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:08 AM, "Jim Wagner luvmymelody@yahoo.com [MS_Access_Professionals]" <MS_Access_Professionals@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
I think I answered my question. I need to change the sql to  Select * and then the criteria fields. Would that be a good way?

Jim Wagner


On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 8:44 AM, "luvmymelody@yahoo.com [MS_Access_Professionals]" <MS_Access_Professionals@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Hello all,

We maintain an employee spreadsheet that has all of the Reports to for the division. We use that as the source for Visio org chart. I talked the management in to using Access to do some of the heavy lifting. They wanted to create individual visio pages a certain way by sub departments. So I created a database and 60 queries that make the tables to be the source for the visio files from the linked spreadsheet. So because the project is in the infancy stage, I have come across a big issue.

The manager added two fields to the spreadsheet and therefore all 60 queries when run in the macro gives errors of missing fields.

My question is how would I create the tables and manage the tables with the certain criteria for each query and if a new field or two is added to the spreadsheet, update the 60 queries.

I thought of moving the macro to vba and do a replace all for the missing fields in vba. But that sounds kind of clunky and not very efficient. Unless the group confirms it is the best idea.

I also thought of somehow creating a table with the criteria for each table in a criteria table and using that to assist in the table creation.

What are the groups thoughts.

Thank You Very Much.

Jim Wagner




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