19Using Access as a Back End to Enhance Multi-User Access to Data

The example near the end of Chapter 18, “Text File Processing,” proposed a method for storing 650,000 records in an Excel worksheet. At some point, you need to admit that even though Excel is the greatest product in the world, there is a time to move to Access and take advantage of the Access Multidimensional Database (MDB) files.

Even before you have more than 65,000 rows, another compelling reason to use MDB data files is to allow ...

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