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Special Edition Using Access 97, Second Edition by Roger Jennings

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Understanding Database Object Ownership

The user who creates an object becomes the owner of the object. (Access calls the owner of an object the object's creator.) Object owners have special status within the Access security system. The following sections briefly describe owners' permissions and how to change the ownership of database objects. A more detailed description of object ownership is contained in the file SECURE.ZIP, written for Access 2.0, that you can download from the MSACCESS forum on CompuServe.

Establishing Owner Permissions for Objects

The owner of an object has full (Administer) permissions for the object. No other user, including members of the Admins group, can alter the object owner's permissions for the object directly. ...

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