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The "new (blank) record" is not working

Posted on 2009-07-01
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we have many PCs that are using access 2007 in some PCs when the user open a form , adding a new record is disabled. but appears in other forms in the same database, and this thing does not happen to some other pc?
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by:thenelson
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If the users are sharing the same front end (or if they are sharing the same database if it is not split,  then that is your problem.

If each user has their own front end, then check the allow additions property.
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by:romram
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>>If each user has their own front end, then check the allow additions property?
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by:romram
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>>If each user has their own front end, then check the allow additions property? I didn't understand
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A multiuser Access database should be split to a front end (the part with the forms, reports, pages and most of the code and queries) and a back end (the part with the tables). Tools, database utilities, database splitter will automatically split the database. Then each user should be running from their own copy of the front end. The problem you describe is a common problem when several users share the same copy of the front end.

On the form's data tab is "Allow Additions" set to Yes?
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