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Compact & Repair Importance
By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on Facebook Richard Rost on Twitter Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   19 days ago

Compact & Repair: Why it's Important, How To, How Often?


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In this video you will learn about the importance of compacting and repairing your database regularly, exactly what compacting does, how often you should compact, HOW to compact, whether you should use "Compact on Close," tips on compacting over a network, and the efficiency of Access even without compacting.

Patrick from Miami FL (Gold Member) asks, "My database only has a few thousand records in it, but it’s approaching 1 GB in size. What can I do to make this smaller?"

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RELATED VIDEOS:
Text Field Sizes: https://youtu.be/tQWOpbvq-OA
Short Text v. Long Text: https://youtu.be/yqctePIteXk

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Silver Members and up get access to an EXTENDED CUT of this video which covers additional examples. That video covers about 3 hours of me building two databases to test the efficiency of short text, long text, compact & repair, and more. See below for a list of all the topics covered in the Member's video.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Access
https://products.office.com/en-us/access
https://microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/access/

ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS:
ms access short or long text, short text vs. long text, choosing field types

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