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I have an access 2007 form database which I want to move to SQL 2008

I want to be able to produce reports straight from SQL but have the user enter into a form which updates the sql table as at the moment they are doing it with access. Can anyone advise the best way to do this or what I will need to this? Many thanks if anyone can point me in the right direction.
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asked Aug 15 '12 at 11:40 AM in Default

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So you want to use SSRS reports to distribute data stored in SQL Server but use Access to allow user input?

Pretty simple:
1 - Create the database on SQL Server with all constraints, PK-FK, security settings etc.
2 - Create Access database and create linked tables rather than 'local' tables.
3 - Create Access forms for input.
4 - Create SSRS solution.
5 - Test.
6 - Test.
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answered Aug 15 '12 at 12:00 PM

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