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Access mapping tool

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by JoeA2006, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. JoeA2006

    JoeA2006
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    Is there anything is Access that can map the relationships between objects
    such as subform to recordsource and queries to tables and so on? I suppose I
    am talking about ERDs. If the Documenter can do anything like that I did not
    find it. Is Visio the only alternative? I have several objects that no longer
    perform a function but I just want to be sure I don't need them before I
    dump them.
     
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  3. Pieter Wijnen

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    try http://www.fmsinc.com

    They make a lot of documentation stuff

    Pieter

    "JoeA2006" <JoeA2006@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:1DD65A88-0855-4A73-B999-9BDC66C7F999@microsoft.com...
    > Is there anything is Access that can map the relationships between objects
    > such as subform to recordsource and queries to tables and so on? I suppose
    > I
    > am talking about ERDs. If the Documenter can do anything like that I did
    > not
    > find it. Is Visio the only alternative? I have several objects that no
    > longer
    > perform a function but I just want to be sure I don't need them before I
    > dump them.
     
  4. Pieter Wijnen

    Pieter Wijnen
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    try http://www.fmsinc.com

    They make a lot of documentation stuff

    Pieter

    "JoeA2006" <JoeA2006@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:1DD65A88-0855-4A73-B999-9BDC66C7F999@microsoft.com...
    > Is there anything is Access that can map the relationships between objects
    > such as subform to recordsource and queries to tables and so on? I suppose
    > I
    > am talking about ERDs. If the Documenter can do anything like that I did
    > not
    > find it. Is Visio the only alternative? I have several objects that no
    > longer
    > perform a function but I just want to be sure I don't need them before I
    > dump them.




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  5. Larry Linson

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    "JoeA2006" wrote

    > Is there anything is Access that can map
    > the relationships between objects such as
    > subform to recordsource and queries to
    > tables and so on? I suppose I am talking
    > about ERDs. If the Documenter can do
    > anything like that I did not find it. Is Visio
    > the only alternative? I have several objects
    > that no longer perform a function but I just
    > want to be sure I don't need them before I
    > dump them.


    In addition to the software tools from FMS, Inc. that Peter recommended, two
    other third-party tools that allow you to search for specific text strings
    in the database are: Speed Ferret, from Black Moshannon Software,
    http://www.moshannon.com, and Find and Replace, from Rick Fisher Software,
    http://www.rickworld.com.

    I don't think an ERD tool or Visio is likely to provide the functionality
    you desire.

    Larry Linson
    Microsoft Access MVP
     
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