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MS Access. Splitting a column with various data into as many data was in the column lines

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Hi there!

Problem is we need to have a better overview of this table 'tbl_MailAdr'.

We have there various email addresses in one column seperated by ';' sometimes there are unneeded spaces inbetween as well " ".

Basic Info:
Here the two tables. (I created the second one. From that one we can put with queries the data there together.)

Group:		Number, Primary key
Name:		Text, Primary key
Company:	Number, Primary Key
MailAdr:	Memo
enabled:	Yes/No

Count:		AutoNumber, Primary key
Group:		Number
Name:		Text
Company:	Number
MailAdr:	Memo
enabled:	Yes/No
Description what is needed:
This 'tbl_MailAdr' lies on a sql server. It is prefered that we get a solution for MS Access 2003.

I need a process where we copy all data lines from tbl_MailAdr to tbl_MailAdr_single.

In the field


there could be either no data in it, one email without any ';' in the end or more then 20 email addresses with ';' in it and sometimes with ' ' in it.

What needs to be automatically processed is copy the data from tbl_MailAdr to tbl_MailAdr_single and create for each line the same data however, with a the seperated email addresses AND a different count (auto)number.

If the process contains a delete 'tbl_MailAdr_single' before processing would be ideal but is not needed since that is fast done by hand or a delete query.
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