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Split database, Why is it still 11 meg big?

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Hey all I just split my access db and the size has not really changed that much.  I have maybe around 5-6 forms and a total of 8-10 querys it there.  Before I split the db it was around 11 meg, after the split it is still around 11 meg.  I dont understand it at all.  What I need is to bring the size down to a couple of megs at the most.  I am using SQL 7.0 for the back-end.  What can I do?

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Compact, compact, compact...

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Remove the code from behind forms where code is not needed.  (Has Module = No)

Remove comments, etc., from existing code.

(Compacting should bring it down, if it only has the elements you say it does in the question...)

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Holy Cow!  It went for 11meg to 1.2 meg!  You the man Brian!

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The Man!
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1.2 million bytes can't be wrong . . .
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