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Sync copies of mdb file via laptop

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

  1. Joe Thompson

    Joe Thompson
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    We wish to use a laptop offsite and occasionally update the main database
    whilst offsite. If this was a word doc we could use offline folders to sync
    when we get back to the office but MDB files seem excluded from this. If we
    used a pocketpc we could use active sync.
    So what is the best way to achieve this with an XPpro laptop running access
    2003 please
     
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  3. NetworkTrade

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    well part of the answer probably depends on what is meant by 'occasionally'
    update and the size of the laptop's table file

    in the end I think you are going to be doing an 'AppendTable' query to merge
    the laptop table into the main DB's table.....
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    NTC


    "Joe Thompson" wrote:

    > We wish to use a laptop offsite and occasionally update the main database
    > whilst offsite. If this was a word doc we could use offline folders to sync
    > when we get back to the office but MDB files seem excluded from this. If we
    > used a pocketpc we could use active sync.
    > So what is the best way to achieve this with an XPpro laptop running access
    > 2003 please
     
  4. Larry Daugherty

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    It sounds like you need to start looking into Replication. There's a
    separate newsgroup for Replication. It can be a hassle getting going
    and, once going, obey the rules. Then it's a thing of beauty.

    HTH
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    -Larry-
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    "Joe Thompson" <JoeThompson@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    message news:AB2924D2-912D-477C-8C99-D152EF6E7EA8@microsoft.com...
    > We wish to use a laptop offsite and occasionally update the main

    database
    > whilst offsite. If this was a word doc we could use offline folders

    to sync
    > when we get back to the office but MDB files seem excluded from

    this. If we
    > used a pocketpc we could use active sync.
    > So what is the best way to achieve this with an XPpro laptop running

    access
    > 2003 please
     
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