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Hi, I got a database the link to Mysql. i'm very new at this and have encounter a problem that prevented me form venturing forward.
A "one to many" relationship between two tables (tbl_Ship,tbl_Shipjourney) link to a form with subform in access.

[tbl_ship] only have 1 primary key (ship_id:[ auto_increment]).
[tbl_shipjourney] has 2 (ship_id:int , route_id: [auto_increment]).

The problem is with the subform, it records the journey detail of a ship. Entering a new record worked perfectly but until i decided to correct some mistake in the subform. The funny thing is, only the first record of each ship (subform) is un-updatable. The rest is ok.

When i try to update the first record, MSaccess will pop up a dialog saying there is another user updating it.

Can anyone tell me how to fix this?

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by:Jonathan Kelly
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try installing latest service packs for access and jet
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by:shanesuebsahakarn
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Do you have any code that is updating the record via SQL?

Also, are you using the latest version of the MySQL ODBC driver?
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Jet/access often don't like the precise timing schemes of sql server and mysql...sometimes adding and timestamp field to your tables and queries will clear up the problem
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umm...can I ask why you gave this a grade of c??
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