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Posted on 2011-09-25
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Everytime I export a table to text, I can not make Access export more than 2 decimal places  

I need to export 6 decimal places    Does anyone have a solution to this?
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by:mpkhan
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Select the table
right click
choose numbers [ you will see decimals e.g. =2 ]
increase to 6   or =>  

close . & check.

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mbizup earned 2000 total points
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As far as I know this cannot be done unless you select the "Export data with formatting and layout" option, which may give you more 'layout' than you really want.

I would suggest exporting to Excel and working with the data there, unless you have a unsurmountable reason to export to a text file.  Even if the data appears to have two digits in Excel, I believe the entire number is present and can be seen by adjusting the column formatting.
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by:JackJackson54
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I had tried the "Export with fomatting and Layout" and yes you are correct in that it gives you more layout

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by:JackJackson54
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It worked in Excel  I
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