MS Access select the first record of each group using First Function

This MS Access tutorial explains how to select the first record of each group using First Function. MS Access select the first record of each group When I create human resources report, I have always come across a situation where one employee has more than one records. For example, I want to create a staff list where one employee only has one row of record. If I add emergency contact field to the report and if an employee has more than one emergency contacts, then the Query will return one emp...
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Access VBA delete Table records with SQL using DoCMD.RunSQL Method

This Access VBA tutorial explains how to use VBA delete Table records with SQL without alert using DoCMD.RunSQL Method. You may also want to read: Access VBA run Query or run Action Query Access delete Table records In my previous post, I have explained how to delete Table records without using VBA, below is a quick recap. Suppose we have created a table called student in Access, which contains 5 student records. student Student ID Student Name 001 Apple 002 Bet...
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VBA Excel Access roundup rounddown Function

This Excel Access tutorial explains how to use VBA to write an Access roundup (round up) and Access rounddown (round down) Function to simulate that in Excel. These roundup and rounddown Functions can also be used in Access and Excel VBA. Excel Access roundup rounddown Function In Excel Worksheet Function, there are round, roundup, rounddown, mround Functions. In Excel VBA, there is only round Function but no roundup, rounddown, mround Functions. The round Function is not the same as that i...
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Access Excel VBA generate random password or random characters

This Access Excel VBA tutorial explains how to generate random password or random characters with random number, random letters and random symbols. You may also want to read: Excel VBA generate non-duplicated random number Excel VBA Rnd Function to generate random number Access Excel VBA generate random password or random characters If you are a system administrator, very likely you need to genrate login password for users. Some people who are not good at Excel generate password com...
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Access Excel VBA sort Array items

This Access Excel VBA tutorial explains how to sort Array items in VBA in ascending order / descending order. You may also want to read: Use VBA Excel Function to sort data in ascending order Access Excel VBA sort Array items In an Array, you may have stored items that you want to sort. For example, if you store a name list, you may want to sort them in alphabetical order (Apple, Banana, Cat...).  If you store a number list, you may want to sort them in ascending order (100, 200, 400, 70...
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Add sorting in Access Table field

This Access tutorial explains how to add sorting in Access Table field. You may also want to read: Sort Data in Access Report Add Auto number in Access Query Add sorting in Access Table field It is easy to add sorting in Access Query field in Query Design View (set in the "sort" row), but to add sorting in Access Table field is done differently. Let's say we have the following employee table, where the Employee ID is not sorted. Although you can click on the arrow next the...
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Access Case Sensitive Join Table (Inner Join, Left Join)

This Access tutorial explains how to perform case sensitive join table, such as case sensitive inner join and case sensitive left join. You may also want to read:Access StrComp Function to Compare text (case sensitive comparison) Access Case Sensitive Join Table In Microsoft Access, comparison of text is not case sensitive. For example, Access considers "AAA" and "aaa" are the same. To compare String in Expression, please refer to my previous post about how to use StrComp Function. The m...
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Access StrComp Function to Compare text (case sensitive comparison)

This Access tutorial explains how to use Access StrComp Function to compare text, both case sensitive and case insensitive comparison. You may also want to read: Access Case Sensitive Join Table (Inner Join, Left Join) Access StrComp Function to Compare text (case sensitive comparison) In Microsoft Excel, you cannot perform case sensitive comparison directly using equal sign. For example, if you type formula ="A"="a" The formula returns TRUE. Vlookup also shows matching result even tho...
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Access Excel VBA convert number to English words

This Access Excel VBA tutorial explains how to convert number to English words in VBA. Access Excel VBA convert number to English words I want to share a custom Function I found in Microsoft Support website, which is to convert number to English words using Excel VBA (also applicable to Access). I want to highlight that the article is unlike other articles written by other contributors, this article has no author and I believe this Function was created by the Microsoft engineers, so this custo...
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Access VBA import workbook to Access using Transferspreadsheet

This Access tutorial explains how to import workbook to Access using DoCmd.Transferspreadsheet Method, such as importing specific worksheet to Access, importing multiple worksheets to Access. You may also want to read: Access VBA DoCmd.OutputTo Method Access Export all Queries to Excel Access VBA import workbook to Access using DoCmd.Transferspreadsheet Access VBA DoCmd.Transferspreadsheet Method is used to import workbook to Access and export Access to workbook, I have briefly demo...
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