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VBA and Macros: Microsoft® Excel® 2010 by Tracy Syrstad, Bill Jelen

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21. Using Access as a Back End to Enhance Multiuser Access to Data

The example near the end of Chapter 20, “Text File Processing,” proposed a method for storing 683 million 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 one million rows, another compelling reason to use MDB data files is to ...

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