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How to open MS MDB in Open Office 3.0

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I'm trying to open a MS Access database file (.mdb) in open office. All I get is

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It is my understanding that access databases are not backward compatible if that is what you are trying to do.

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Basically, you can't open it, but can connect using a type of ODBC connection.

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http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/MSA-Base_Faq

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