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Access 2007, database and relationship trouble

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by cdr1869, Sep 10, 2010.

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  1. cdr1869

    cdr1869 Thread Starter

    Sep 10, 2010
    I am very novice at Access and have gone through most of the Microsoft online training tutorials...but in building my database, I feel there is a key point missing that will enable my database to work fluidly:

    I am buliding a project management database. At the end of the day, I need to be able to view (high level) details about a project, its budget, and completion status. I have created the main table for this with the appropriate headers. My main confusion is how to get all of the information to work in sync. I know have 12 tables created, each with specific breakdowns and any information (data) that would be entered regarding a project ( ie: Dates, budget, completion status, Person of contacts, location etc) I guess I'm having trouble putting the last piece of the puzzle together to get these tables to interact with each other. There are some fields that I need to auto populate (taking the information from other tables) I am just not sure how to go about it.
  2. HiTechCoach


    Jul 14, 2010
    Without detailed information about the tables it will be very difficult to help you.

    Do you have a question?
  3. OBP

    OBP Trusted Advisor

    Mar 8, 2005
    cdr1869, welcome to the Forum.
    Normally you autopopulate by using Combo Boxes to select/display the related data from the Sub Tables.
    Can you post a Screenshot of your table relationships so that HiTechCoach or I can advise you.
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