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Update the size of Column in MS Access

Posted on 2004-03-30
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hi everyone,
           i am using VB6.0 and MS Access 2000.

I want to update the table column by field size alone.

I don't want to drop the table or column.

Is there a way to do it ?.

Other than to insert the column and copy the contents to this and then Delete the table column.

Your help is really appreciated.
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Use the Alter Table SQL statement to achieve this.
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cnn.Execute "ALTER TABLE EMPLOYEE ALTER [FName] Text(25)"
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