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BUILDING A CLIENT/SERVER APPLICATION

Up to this point, I've laid the pieces of the Access Project puzzle on the table and clarified what they are. Now it's time to start fitting them together to make a usable, productive application.

Architecturally, an Access Project combines application objects and pointers to server objects through a data link. Within the Access Project (.adp) file are stored the forms, reports, Data Access Pages, macros, and modules. On the server reside the tables, views, database diagrams, and stored procedures. By using the data link, the Access Project causes the server to execute code in stored procedures or to return records from a view or table.

The Access Project retrieves data from the server in one of several ways: ...

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