Access add a field and import data from Exel aligned to a primary key

painted myself into a corner.  New database design and missed a field.  Caught it after all the data imported, minus the missed field.

Created new field in table where data belongs.  Have a spreadsheet linked that data is aligned from original import (now new data added, yet.)

How to import the linked Excel data so that new field is aligned with existing tabled data?  is that an append query?  TY
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
you will need an Update query
something like this

Update tablex inner join [excel link name] on  tablex.recordId=[excel link name].recordId
set tablex.[nameoffield]= [excel link name].[nameofColumn]

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VirtualKansasAuthor Commented:
Feel like such a newb (is that still a used word?)

Inner Join of course, new to me.  Where in query design is that set?
VirtualKansasAuthor Commented:
OK, table left is target.  Table right is source.  Update query from table right field SOW, to table left field SOW, where TractNo and TractNo are equal in both tables (primary key of target table.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
try this query

update tract inner join tracimport on tract.tractno=tracimport.tractno
set tract.SOW=tracimport.SOW
VirtualKansasAuthor Commented:
Got it.  thank you.  Apologies newb is GUI oreinted.
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
no need to aplogize... everybody started as newb
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