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Combining data from opposite ends of a 5 table chain

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I have 5 tables set up as follows:


Tables b and d are linking tables because A and C have a many-to-many relationship and so do C and E. I would like to set up a query whereby Access will tell me which records of E are connected to any single record of A that I specify.

If this is too abstract, A = students (e.g. Fred Bloggs), C = classes (e.g. e.g. Maths Group B for a particular year of students) and E = teachers (e.g. Mr Bloggs). I would like to know which teachers any particular student has, and also - in the opposite direction - which students any particular teacher has.
Aug 9 '06 #1
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I've said this a few times in here already. M:M reationships are not recommended by experts (they should be avoided as much as possible).

I don't fully understand your problem, but if you look back through this forum (Under "Access"), you will find a post called "Forms with M:M relationships". Go back 11 to 12 days. Read through the replies and see if this helps at all. If not, then could you please explain your problem in more detail?

Aug 10 '06 #2

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