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How to link/extract data from tables in .accdb file using only Acc 2003

Hi - I was sent a database from a customer and it is in Access 2007.  (.accdb) format.
I am trying to avoid going back to them for conversion of the database, and I read somewhere that it is possible to extract table data from this type of file without having Access 07 - is this true? If so, how? Thank you!!
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If you have Excel you can set up an ODBC data source. This is the ideal way.

If you don't have Excel, and you know how to programme, you could certainly use Perl or Python for instance with their ODBC packages. This is a very common way to access data. In summary, yes, you shouldn't have any problems if you treat the Access db as just another ODBC.
Good luck!
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Does Excel have to be 2007? I do not have that either....I am only on Office 03
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You should not have to use XL2007- the idea of the odbc driver is that anything (except Access) can connect to the data source.
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Thank you - I downloaded the driver and was able to access my data.  Appreciate the help
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Microsoft Access is a rapid application development (RAD) relational database tool. Access can be used for both desktop and web-based applications, and uses VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) as its coding language.

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