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Edit data in some type of Crosstab

Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I have tried this in Visual Studio 2008 but since my knowledge in this is limited.  I reverted back to Access.

I have been reading all of the posts on cross tabs. . .queries and forms.  I understand you cannot edit a crosstab query (although all of my data is perfect in that format - with no subtotals or groupings. . .ugh)  I have read posts on making a cross tab form, but nope, I cannot seem to edit that either (still trying though with a db sample someone posted.)

Here's what I have. . . thinking outside the box would be great!

I have an ERP system (SQL database) that has a resource scheduler that does not work the way we want it to.  So, I want to export the data, and let my scheduler person edit it, and then push it back into my ERP system.

This is what the existig table looks like . . . .

Part     Resource     StartDate     Hours
123      mach1         6/28/10        19.5
123      mach2         6/30/10        51.0
123      mach3         7/6/10          51.0
456      mach1         6/28/10        6.0
456      mach2         6/29/10        16.0
456      mach3         7/1/10          12.0

What I would REALLY like is a form that she can edit (drag and drop would be perfect - cut and paste is fine) to make the schedule as we want it, and then update my ERP.

Part     Resource     6/28/10   6/2910       6/30/10    7/1/10     7/6/10
123      mach1         19.5      
123      mach2                                        51.0
123      mach3                                                                      51.0
456      mach1          6      
456      mach2                       16.0
456      mach3                                                      12.0

What would be ideal . . is if she moves hours from one date to another, the entire part backwards schedules. . .but that will be another question!  I have the crosstab query (not editable), and I have a crosstab form (I thought I could get it to edit based on what I read, but no-go. . . )

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