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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Access Checkbox Filter Missing With SQL Backend

    Hi,

    I am completing the conversion of an Access database to SQL backend with Access still as the frontend. They are linked via linked tables over an ODBC connection using Views to query the data.

    When the form is clicked it brings in all the data but in the Access backend it created check boxes that we could click and filter data. With SQL all we have is the option to filter by user input.

    The problem is that there are times when we need multiple things filtered. For example we have Person1, Person2, and Person3. We want to filter so that only Person1 and Person3 are shown. Without the check boxes we are unable to do this and our end users do not want to have to type. They only want to have to click on what data they need. Any information would be very helpful.

    If I open the linked table by itself (not the linked View) I still cannot sort by predetermined data check boxes. I can only type in what I need.

  2. #2
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    I also noticed that the check boxes are there when I create an ADP project. I was curious to see if that worked but am hesitant to create an ADP project due to the fact that it is being phased out, but I need the check box filters.
    Last edited by apurgert; 11-12-09 at 15:02.

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