Microsoft Access can't save property changes for linked tables

I have a user getting the following Access error message in Access 2002:"Microsoft Access can't save property changes for linked tables." This database has a ODBC link to a SQL database. The user does have read & write access to the SQL database. I'm getting the same error myself for the same Access database. Any ideas?
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compdigit44Asked:
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
Sounds like you are trying to somehow alter the table design, which you cannot do in this case.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Please excuse my lack of knowledge in Access. The user is trying to update this table in design view. How should the user be adding information to this table then?
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GRayLCommented:
He/she can't alter the table design.  He/she can add/delete/alter data depending on the user/group permissions.  
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Is this the type of edit that a DB admin would need to do?
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
Any change to the table design, in this case, has to happen on the SQL Server side.  Typically you handle this either in Enterprise Manager, or by running SQL scripts in Query Analyzer.
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stevbeCommented:
<How should the user be adding information to this table then>
Typically you create a form which is bound to a query and that is where they add/edit/ delete the actual data.

Normally users chnage the data itself but do not change the data structure in any way. The message you are getting tells us that they (and you) atre trying to chnage the design of ther tables in some way which you can not do through the link.
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