Was microsoft access EVER single user ?

Hi,

I work with Microsoft Access.
Some told me it used to be single user only?  (i.e.  not multi user)

Was this ever the case?
If so, when?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
It is still not 'multi-user' in the same sense that SQL Server is.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Access
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
No, it never was. From version 1.0 it has been capable of sharing a database between several users with 256 as the definitive maximum.

Wether it behaved/behaves as SQL Server has no relevance.

/gustav
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
As gustav said, no it never has been right from the get go.

and I agree on the point that whether or not it behaves the same as SQL Server has no relevance to the question.

Jim.
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
"It is still not 'multi-user'"
A very misleading statement :-(

mx
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
It is still not 'multi-user' in the same sense that SQL Server is.
Access is also not able to leap tall buildings in a single bound ... which has about as much relevance to this question as that comment.
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Patrick O'DeaAuthor Commented:
Thanks folks,

Very helpful ....and confirmed what I was 99% sure of
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You are welcome!

/gustav
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