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I get an error  "Could not use (Path\filename); file already in use".  I've compiled this database (Contracts.aacdb) successfully in the past.  Don't think anything has changed as far as network/version goes (Access 2007-2013).  However, I see that  the Debug/Compile option is greyed out.  See screendumps of both the error and the VB option.   No one else is using the database.
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try opening the file Contracts.laccdb and see if more than one user have the db open.
the .laccdb is located in the same folder where  Contracts.accdb is.
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 1000 total points
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Delete the .laccdb file and reboot the PC.   Do a compact and repair then try a compile

Jim
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So impressed with your quick responses.
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