odbc linked table - delete rows via access sql

how do i delete the data rows from a linked sql server table from within access? its not letting me in access sql...can you help?

thank you
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
The linked property of the table has no bearing on whether you can delete or not, so the possibilities are
There's a lock on the table as an Access form or report is open that uses that data
SQL Server security is set up to allow you read-only but not delete
There's a foreign key relationship somewhere that is preventing you from deleting

Is it throwing an error message?  That would help.

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RayneAuthor Commented:
you are my HERO
RayneAuthor Commented:
it was open in a form, thank you Sire :)
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Thanks for the grade, good luck with your project.  -Jim
RayneAuthor Commented:
Hello Jim,

there is another one here if you are interested :)
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