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Compiling Access XP to run under Access 2000

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I am using Office XP and I have made a database for my father in
Access. The problem is I want to turn the database into an .mde file,
but my father is using Office 2000. Is there a way to compile the
database so that it will run under Office 2000.

JDL
Nov 12 '05 #1
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JD****@Yahoo.co.uk (Julian) wrote in
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I am using Office XP and I have made a database for my father in
Access. The problem is I want to turn the database into an .mde file,
but my father is using Office 2000. Is there a way to compile the
database so that it will run under Office 2000.


Are you afraid your father will steal your code?

If he's smart enough to do that, he's smart enough to convert the XP MDB
(2000 File Format) to an MDE using his 2000. There's no way to do this,
AFAIK, from XP, so that it will run in 2000 as an MDE. XP sets a reference to
Office 10, and Office 10 is not available on a non-XP machine, and references
cannot be changed in an MDE. One can create an MDE in XP with 2000 file
format which will run under XP but why would one?

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