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    pwhite9279 is offline Novice
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    ODBC related - need to populate multiple xml files into an access dbase

    I'm actually using access for the first time in about 11 years. I had to get help with setting ODBC connection from a particular software to access. My mentor had me run my cmd to do this on cmd line, but i'm not sure why that's necessary. I run on the cmd line siw2odbc32 [filename], i think it's erroring out and what i see in my siw-access.mdb is from last night's population. Can someone look at my files and help?

    Thanks in advance.

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    in access, did you click the external data button, excel button, then select your xl file?
    link it in as a table then you can import data.

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    multiple XML files

    Quote Originally Posted by ranman256 View Post
    in access, did you click the external data button, excel button, then select your xl file?
    link it in as a table then you can import data.
    No, these are XML files, not excel files

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    there is also an xml import wizard on the ribbon
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    I tried the xml import but so many of the columns come over with table as the value and you have to drill down to the data

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