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Compressing a Microsoft Access Database

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When using Microsoft access, you can go under the tool menu, and select Compress database whenever it needs done, but how Can I do that from Visual Basic?

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HenryChan earned 20 total points
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Very simple,

    DBEngine.CompactDatabase "FROM.MDB", "TO.MDB"

Remember that you must open it exclusively. ie. No one is using the file.

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Thanks very much.   That seems to do the trick.
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