Excel front end Access back end

AlfUK

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Hi,

I have recently started documenting our network and server racks. I have decided to try and manage the document by using an Excel front end and Access back end. Not sure if this a great idea as I have no experience accessing data held in Access via Excel. Anyway...

I have created a visual representation of the Racks in an Excel workbook. I would like to be able to click on a Port in the workbook, which would then return the information regarding the port held in the Access database. This information must be updatable.

Is this possible? Pointers, suggestions, etc most welcome.

Thanks in advance for any help.
 

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Joe4

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Actually, we DO allow cross-posting here, we just ask that you post links to the other posts (which you have done now!). See rule #24 here for our official stance on it:
http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/showthread.php?t=127080

Yours is actually a very good example of why sometimes you want to cross-post, your question actually has an Excel and an Access component to it.

So no worries!:)
 

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