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Removing duplicate records in multiple fields

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I have a table in MS Access 2010 the fields are name, drug 1, drug 2, enzyme marker. The table looks like this:
Name-Field 1-Field 2-Enzyme marker
Mary Tylenol Aspirin enzA
Mary Aspirin Tylenol enzA

I would like to remove one of the records and not be left with duplicate records. Thanks, Carl
Mar 24 '13 #1
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Rabbit
12,516 Expert Mod 8TB
You should normalize your data so that future querying will be easier. Meaning you should only have one drug column and two rows in your example.

You can use a union query to normalize and deduplicate your data. Insert the result of that into a new table.
Mar 25 '13 #2

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