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Cannont open any more databases

Posted on 2014-04-24
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I am trying to open a query and a warning pops up that stats "Cannot open any more databases". Then I can click OK or HELP.

Any idea what causes this? This particular query is connected to a large number of smaller queries. The other queries are opening with out any problem.

Thanks!

Chris
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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you might have reach the limit of the number of queries you can open.

see this link for the specification

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/access-specifications-HP005186808.aspx
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Thanks, I am going to try to condense.
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Try shortening the table names by aliasing them.  That may get you by.

Access has an internal limit of 2048 table references.  The limit floats a bit and sometimes you can eek out a little more.

Jim.
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