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Re: Mathematica and Access

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  • Subject: [mg95352] Re: Mathematica and Access
  • From: Yves Klett <yves.klett at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 06:09:51 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gkn5ok$ink$1@smc.vnet.net>

Ignacio,

have a look at the DatabaseLink package. As of 6.0, retrieving data
works fine for me.


In the 7.0 help-browser: DatabaseLink/tutorial/Overview

Regards,
Yves


Ignacio Plazeta schrieb:
> Dear Friends
> 
> I have to manage an huge database in Microsoft Access format.
> 
> I'm trying to do the job using Mathematica because hard computational
> work is involved, but I'm unable to find the right way using 
> Mathematca's help only.
> 
> Therefore, I export data from .MDB file in a TSV formatted one, precess 
> them, import data in .MDB file again.
> 
> No doubt, it's a repetitive, slow, tedious method; I would love
> modify data (as an example, decrease by 10% prices of all books having 
> been hanging for more than an year) directly within Mathematica Front 
> End (or by means of a Kernel batch call).
> 
> Please can you suggest if it is feasible and, possibly point out a 
> tutorial about that ? Does anyone got a try before ?
> 
> Thanks for your attension (and apologies for my poor English !!)
> Best Regard
> 
> Ignacio
> 


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