MS Access ODBC Import Issue

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I am trying to import some data into MS Access from an ODBC Connection.  

I am having two issues.

#1 - Whenever the data is importing, I keep getting this error.

Scaling of Decimal values resulted in data truncation.

Is there a way to make access skip over the errors, so I don't have to press this hundreds of times?

#2 - The data goes back 11 years, but I only need 2 years worth of information.

Is there a way to make it only import data from a certain date forward?

I'm guessing that would be based on a value in the tables, so that may be a little more complicated than I want to handle.

But if I can get #1 fixed, I can leave it running for hours and not worry about click on OK all the time.
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If your ODBC connection goes to a SQL server, I would suggest creating a passthrough query, as that should be able to solve both your issues.
You can then use T-SQL to cast the variable to a different size decimal, and you could select only the 2 latest years.

Once you have your Passthrough query, you can then do a simple "Select * from Passthrough into YourLocalTable"

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I actually have two databased.

One is Firebird, the other is an ODBC link to iCOBOL.

That's a bit over my head, but I will give it a try.
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