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Access database update slow

Moe DeShong
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I am updating an access database via VB.  Immediately after the update I reload a tree based on results of the update.  Values that should not be in the tree appear.  If I refresh the tree they disappear or if I use a timer to slow the operations down they'll load properly.  The problem with the timer is it slows the whole project down even if there were only a small number of updates and since it's processor dependant I'm afraid it will be very slow on older computers.  When I ran at full speed the database would be locked before the updates completed and that would cause a crash.  I guess the question is how do I make sure that updates are complete before the program moves to the next function.  Is there a return value that can be captured when the update completes?   Thanks in advance.
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