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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: What is the best front end to use with MYSQL

    Im new to mysql
    My question is? What is the best program that I can use/learn as a front end for mysql

    Peter

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    that depends on how you define "best"

    i personally like mysql-front, but that's because i'm used to it

    i've heard other people say good things about sqlyog
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  3. #3
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    What I am meaning is, example! ms-access has the ability to create forms, reports, etc. I can connect a asp page to mysql ,access & sql . how do you create forms & reports to connect to mysql (excluding asp)

    Peter
    Last edited by Peter.t; 02-13-05 at 04:42.

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    you can use access to create the forms and reports to connect to mysql
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    r937
    Are you serious?
    How do I connect access to mysql?
    through odbc ?? please tell me more to get me started.

    Peter

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    yes, i'm serious

    through (i think) File > Get External Data > Link tables

    yes, with ODBC
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    I'm using EMS MySQL Manager. They just have released the new major version of it.
    http://www.sqlmanager.net/products/mysql/manager

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    r937
    It worked! using access as a frontend

    DEKart
    EMS MySQL Manager. is what I will try next

    many many thanks to you

    Peter

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