Freelance Access Developer
Excel - Upgrading to an Access Database
I am a UK based Independent Freelance Microsoft Access Developer/Consultant who can undertake your Access Database Development, Developing and Supporting systems created in all versions of Microsoft Access: Access 97, Access 2000, Access 2003, Access 2007, Access 2010, Access 2013, Access 2016, Access 2019, Office 365
When upgrading from Excel to Access, it is imperative to clean the Excel data, Excel allows users to type whatever they like into each cell, if you have a column containing dates, then it should not contain text or numeric data, I have seen date cells where the client has entered things like “Next Tuesday” Access is strongly typed, this means that if there is an area to enter a date, it will only accept dates, this is a great advantage as it promotes clean data and accurate reporting.
Excel cleaning, I can assist in cleaning your Excel data prior to importing into your new Access Database, sometimes I can change may records with a small bit of programing code that may have taken someone some considerable time to do manually.
Stuart Arkell, Dart Systems Ltd said "We had been using manual systems before we found Dennis online and after having had a couple of conversations with him knew that he understood our problems and issues through his previous experience."
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As mentioned above, Access is strongly typed and I program my databases to validate data so you have a nice clean efficient database.
Access is multi-user, so you no longer have to wait for a colleague to stop using an Excel file so you can edit it, multiply users can use the database simultaneously.
Please do not hesitate to contact me
if you need advice on making the move from Excel to a professionally developed Access Database.