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Functional differences between MS Access 2002 and 2003

I'm looking for a list of functional differences between A2002 and A2003.  I've learned a couple of things:

MDE's compiled in 2003 won't work in 2003.
They both use the 2000 file format.

Where might there be a list of the other differences, so I can avoid using those in 2003?    Or, at least, where are the areas of difference?
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codequest
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codequest
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database ArchitectCommented:
Not that much.  A2003 add Window Themed Controls (very cool) - but that will be ignored on an A2002 (aka XP) machine, so not a problem.

Also, I think (but not sure)

"MDE's compiled in 2003 won't work in 2003."

Huh ?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
check for the References from vba windows Tools>references..
they have different versions
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mbizupCommented:
This is not a side-by-side comparison, but it lists features that were "new" with A2K3:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823089
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codequestAuthor Commented:
Thanks for inputs.

Uh duh....meant to write

"MDE's compiled in 2003 will not work in 2002....."

Is that true?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
"MDE's compiled in 2003 will not work in 2002....."

Is that true? depends on the references used.

if there were references used in the mde that are only available in 2003 and not in 2002 --- 100%  the mde will NOT work in 2002
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codequestAuthor Commented:
Ok, thanks for inputs, I'll be back soon
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