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    Gina Maylone is offline Always learning
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    Removing linked tables before updating front end causes broken queries

    Good morning!

    When I update a front end, I remove the linked tables from the db. When it's on the end user's machine, I relink the tables to the ones on their shared drive. When I click a button on the menu to open up the Members form, I get errors, prompting for the MemberID (the first field in the recordsource), the query behind the form shows Expr1: memberID, Expr2: lotnum etc. for all of the fields. How do I avoid this and still send a clean front end?? TIA!

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    Make sure you do not open any queries when the links have been removed.
    Another solution is to change all your queries to SQL view and then save.
    Once you have all the Expr1/Expr2 etc fields all you can do is remove the Expr part manually or start again with a fresh copy
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    Gina Maylone is offline Always learning
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    Yea, I was thinking of doing the SQL thing. And yep, I'm painfully aware of manually retyping ;-) THANK YOU Ridders52!

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