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I need to make a global change to an Access 2007 database.  The underlying data source is a linked SQL database.  

I need to change all references to a sets of table.  I can search the code on the VB side easily enough.  What about properties and bound controls on Forms or Report?  Is there a way to search for text?   I want to search for the table names.    
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There is no builtin method to do this. Most use Rick Fisher's Find & Replace utility (www.rickworld.com) to do this. It can show you all instances of the phrase in every area of Access.
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that utility did not work for me.  IT got some runtime errors.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 2000 total points
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Rick Fisher's Find and Replace utility is used by countless thousands of users every day, on every conceivable platform, and it works very well. If you had issues installing it, I'm sure we could have helped with it had you posted back here.
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My apologies.  This utility does work well.  My initial problem was that I selected for searching tables that were linked.  This failed, but I did not want to search the linked tables anyway.   If I select just Forms, Reports, Modules and  Macros, it works great.  
Thanks for your assistance!
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My apologies.  This utility does work well.  My initial problem was that I selected for searching tables that were linked.  This failed, but I did not want to search the linked tables anyway.   If I select just Forms, Reports, Modules and  Macros, it works great.  
Thanks for your assistance!
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My apologies.  This utility does work well.  My initial problem was that I selected for searching tables that were linked.  This failed, but I did not want to search the linked tables anyway.   If I select just Forms, Reports, Modules and  Macros, it works great.  
Thanks for your assistance!
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