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Microsoft® Office Access 2003 Inside Out by John L. Viescas

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Creating a Dynamic Active Server Page

When your application contains frequently updated information and you want to make that information available to users on the Web, one of the best ways to publish current data is to use a dynamic Active Server Page. Access provides tools to export data to an Active Server Page, and you can use the same formatting tools that you learned about previously in this chapter.

However, setting up an Active Server Page to work correctly isn’t simply a matter of copying the page to your Web server. Remember from Figure 25-6 that an Active Server Page runs on the Web server and fetches the current data from your database on the server. Your Web server must be able to connect to your database, so the Active Server Page ...

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