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MySQL ODBC not returning all tables to MS Access

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I have a mysql database that will not return a handful of tables to MS Access via ODBC. I have never encountered this before. I can see no difference between the tables that show and those that don't. As well, no new tables that I create show up. What could be going on here?
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the first thing that comes to my mind is that the ms access is NOT connected to the same MySQL db than the one you are looking in ...
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no new tables that I create show up
This phenomenon is sometimes a symptom of testing the wrong thing.  A similar symptom is "I changed the program but I get the same result" and we find that the changes went into "directory A" but the tests were made using "directory B."  I would look closely at connection and selection processes to be sure the newly created tables are in the correct data base.
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by:JP_TechGroup
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Hoo boy has it been a long week! Connected to the old dbase server which just happened to have an old copy of the dbase.
Thank you gents!
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by:Ray Paseur
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Done that a few times myself!  By now it's a familiar symptom.  Thanks for the points and thanks for using E-E, ~Ray
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