Re: Excel and large numbers of linked files

Subject: Re: Excel and large numbers of linked files
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 21:27:16 -0500

"Ehr, Meg" wrote:
> Thanks to all who offered input and assistance on my questions. Seems the
> boss discovered an existing Access DB with some of the info we need, so now
> I'll be doing my project in Access instead of Excel. At least now I have
> some semblance of structure to start with!
> Now, of course, I have two days in which to re-learn Access (hardly touched
> it in four years) and get this thing set up...

Spend the bulk of time with your pen and paper. Design the relationships
of the tables so that each row in each table has a unique identifier.
SQL for Dummies, is an excellent concise summary of database design.

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