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SQL Server tables can't update

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I have a SQL Server database being used as a back-end for an MS Access database. Initially I created tables which had a prefix of dbo. Access can link to these tables and I can view them and update them. Subsequently I created some more tables and these were created with another prefix of admin. I hadn't realised the significance at the time, but now I can link to them in Access, but I cannot update them. Do I have to do something in SQL Server permissions in order to resolve this problem?
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by:Rikin Shah
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Go to Tools > Options > Designers > Uncheck "Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation"

and try.
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by:rick_danger
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Thanks, but that isn't an available option
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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> but now I can link to them in Access, but I cannot update them.
actually, either you have permissions to UPDATE rows, or a Primary key is not defined.
please double check
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by:kaminda
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I think you have to give permission to that perticular user for new schema. Go to security->Users in the object explorer under the perticular database. Then go to properties select the schema admin from the list shown under Schemas owned by this user. This should solve the issue
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by:rick_danger
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but this viewed on the web, so how will I define a user?
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by:kaminda
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You can use SQL script instead of using SSMS

GRANT UPDATE ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser

Other permissions you can give as below

GRANT EXECUTE ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser
GRANT INSERT ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser
GRANT SELECT ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser
GRANT DELETE ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser
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by:Anthony Perkins
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If Test is a table you cannot do this:
GRANT EXECUTE ON SCHEMA::test TO testuser

It makes no sense.

But as angelIII has already indicated, more than likely you have not defined a Primary Key on the table.
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by:rick_danger
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You were right. when I upsized from Access, it didn't include the indexes.
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