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Rearranging columns

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Could Rearranging columns on a table, effect other areas of the database such as reports and queries?
Feb 10 '09 #1
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RuralGuy
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The simple answer is NO.
Feb 10 '09 #2

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@RuralGuy
i figured, just needed someone smarter than me to confirm.


Thank you!!!
Feb 10 '09 #3

RuralGuy
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You're welcome, but I don't know about the smarter bit. Older maybe. ;)
Feb 10 '09 #4

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No one very old would have an awesome Doom avatar. But a gamer I work with said yesterday he had never realized Doom was a game and I almost cried.
Feb 10 '09 #5

RuralGuy
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...and someone told me the other day that Paul McCartney was in a group before he started Wings.
Feb 10 '09 #6

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Yeah, I remember seeing that other group when they were first on "The Ed Sullivan Show". Lots of yelling from audience.
OldBirdman
Feb 11 '09 #7

RuralGuy
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Me too! You've got me by 4 years.
Feb 11 '09 #8

NeoPa
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@OldBirdman
I wasn't very old at the time ;)

As to the original question - The only change that would be visible after changing the column order would be selecting * in a query. Even then, the only difference would be that the columns displayed in the new order found in the table.

Forms and reports all refer to fields explicitly by name, so their order is not significant.
Feb 16 '09 #9

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