At 11:49 07/23/1999 , Joel Fritz wrote:
>What is the secret to making MS Query work consistently?  It locked up more
>than half the time I've tried to use it.  The Excel add in that comes with
>Client Access works a bit better, but generally gives up when I specify any
>selection criteria less inclusive than *. 

I haven't had any trouble with MS Query since we scrapped the old 16 bit
version. I usually avoid the query builder though, go straight to the SQL
window and paste in a query that I've written and tested in ISQL. I've
never gotten the CA add-in for Excel to retrieve anything but garbage, but
I haven't tried in quite a while. The initial release seemed to have
problems with code page conversion, and I haven't need to revisit it.

Pete Hall
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