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Editing a form in a MDE file

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I painfully discovered that when i created a database with forms etc in Access 97 and created and MDE file from it, all records are entered in the MDE file and not in the MDB. After a few months of use we want modify the forms but that's impossible in an MDE or is it...
I'd really like to know if it's possible to edit an MDE because all data resides in that MDE file and not in the original MDB file aaargh. The only solution that i see now is to export the data from all tables etc from the MDE to the MDB, then modify the MDB's forms and table to satisfy the needs of my users, then import the exported data and then create a new MDE file.
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Easy solution: Export the tables into a seperate MDB, and link them into your application mdb. This way your compiled MDE will not have any data and you may update it any time you want. It also allows you to have the mde file copied to each users computer, which adds speed and decreases network trafic.

Please let me know if you need additional information.
Hope this helps !
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Hi, how are you doing on your problem ?
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