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# 15179 8-Aug-2007 13:14
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Hi

I have a database that I have created using MS Access.  I want to be able to convert it to an application that I can install on clients machines.  Some of these clients may not have access to Access (???).  Can someone please advise how I go about this.

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Nathan

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  # 81570 8-Aug-2007 13:33
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You can deploy Access applications using the Access Runtime.  I haven't tried doing it as a package but if the runtime is installed on the client machine, it still opens the database fine (almost like an Officer Viewer product).




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  # 81571 8-Aug-2007 13:39
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correct, you can use something like ODBC or ADO.net to hook into the database, then it's just a matter of using SQL statements to get the data you want out of it.


What programming language were you planning on using?

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