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Taking Outlook and XML to Task

Scott McManus & Garry Robinson

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Article

 

You can link your Outlook tasks to your Access database, thanks to XML. Garry Robinson and Scott McManus show how you can integrate project information in Access with Outlook tasks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First page of this magazine

 

 

 

Not For Null

Peter Vogel

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Editorial

 

Peter writes ..Nulls give most database developers a lot of trouble. You can’t compare Nulls to anything, for instance.

 

The Jet UserRoster

Mike Westcott

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Article

 

The Jet database engine isn’t very forthcoming about its user connections, unless you know where to look. Mike Westcott shows you how to find out who’s in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exercising Options

Russell Sinclair

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Article

 

In this month’s installment of Working SQL, Russell Sinclair talks about optional parameters in SQL Server stored procedures,

 

and how you can use them to do advanced searching of data.

 

Web Services for the Access Developer

Peter Vogel

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Article

 

The hot new technology is Web Services. What is it? Do you care? Does it matter within Access? Peter Vogel answers these

 

questions and more.

 

Access ELF 2002

Danny J. Lesandrini

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Review

 

ELF 2002 is a tool that can translate English, human-readable requests into a language that Access can understand and parse.

 

As Danny Lesandrini points out, it’s a powerful idea. But does it work?  This tool is out of date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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