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    NiJunge is offline Novice
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    Cross reference ??

    Hi I could not find an answer for this so sorry if it has already been answered.


    I want to have a database that relates persons to projects BUT both so that I can see what project a person is on as well as see what persons is on a project.



    What solutions do guys and girls propose for this ?

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    If a person can be on only one project, then have a field in Persons table for project ID.

    If you want to maintain history of project assignments, that would be a many-to-many relationship and requires at least 3 tables.
    Table of projects.
    Table of persons.
    Table that relates projects and persons.
    How to attach file: http://www.accessforums.net/showthread.php?t=70301 To provide db: copy, remove confidential data, run compact & repair, zip w/Windows Compression.

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    NiJunge is offline Novice
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    Yes it is a Many many situation and I will have a look thanks

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    For example of Many-to-Many table and form implementation see this:

    Many-To-Many, two ways to update Junction table, includes Not In List handling (accessforums.net)

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    You might get an idea of what you need if you look for "ms access project database template".
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    As June suggested:
    3 tables with these relationships

    tblPeople---->tblPersonWorksOnProject<-----tblProject

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