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  1. Improved Table Manager

    Create an enhanced table manager that allows users to specify data source (sql, access, txt etc), source table name, attached name, any passwords (encrypted or hidden) and primary keys so that the system will drop existing links and refresh as needed. You would need a couple of tables for data sources and data source tables but many developers have done this over the years and lots of examples that could be incorporated. This is used all the time.

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      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • SQL Server - Linked Tables: Add discription to field names in development mode.

      In MS Access its easy to add descriptions to fields in table editor. These descriptions are neither taken over when using ssma nor are they brought back to Access when already existing in sql server.

      I've written a vba-script that creates an T_SQL script to create all field descriptions of a table. But even if descriptions exists they are not reshown in the linked table.

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        0 comments  ·  External Data Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thanks for posting.

        We are designing on a new Linked Table Manager dialog, incorporating suggestions and requests made in UserVoice and other forums.

        Stay tuned.

        Regards,
        The Access Team

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