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  1. #1
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    Aug 2014
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    Unanswered: Prevent duplicates before insert

    I have an access 2010 database and am using a datasheet form to insert multiple records into the database. Is there a way, possibly, to prevent it from allowing duplicate records to be inserted before they are committed to the database.

    I would want it to check the column [Ticket_Number] and then give a popup that shows which ticket numbers are duplicates and then reject all of the rows that are trying to be inserted, or just reject the rows that are duplicates.

    If I failed to explain this out correctly please forgive and any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2014
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    Key the [tick#] and there will never be duplicates.

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