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Compact and repair Front End?

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Hi All

Is there any point in Compacting and repairing th Front End of an Access DBase?
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 2000 total points
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Yes ... it's the best possible preventative pro active measure you can do.  FE's bloat due to use just like back ends, as well as become corrupted.  Yes yes yeS.

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Thank you.
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