If this is the backend database sitting on the server
Write a Macro call autoexec and get to to quick the program.
then on the server about mid nite
get the schuler to open the database
autoexec run which close the database which start the compacting
nice simple way of compacting the database
hope this help
See clear as mud
the aim is store once, not store multiple times
Remember... Optimize 'til you die!
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