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Copy Data from One Table to the Next

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What is the easiest way to copy data from one table to the next when the destination table has more fields than you are importing in?

tblImport has these fields:
txtLastName (text)
txtFirstname (text)
txtDOB (Date/Time)

tblPeople has the same fields plus more
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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you can use an append query

insert into tblPeople
select tblImport.*
from tblImport
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If your destination table isn't structured the same, you need to define your columns:

INSERT INTO tblPeople(Col1, Col2, Col3) SELECT txtLastName, txtFirstName, txtDOB FROM tblImport
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