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table names being shortened in db window, list view

table names being shortened in db window, list view

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hi to all.

I have thousands of reference tables with names like tRef__nOT_4_sOTX_12_v23. These are stored in multiple MS Access 2002 mdb files.

Recently, a problem has arisen, and I think it may have happened when I switched from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (not sure).

Here's the problem: The table names (in the db window, list view, have been truncated. The example above looks like tRef__nOT_4_sOTX_12... The name is still there, and the tables still function properly, but I now have MULTIPLE tables that ALL look like tRef__nOT_4_sOTX_12...

Is there any way to allow the full names to be seen?

For what its worth, NOT ALL table name's have been shortened. Some of the older ones that I haven't accessed are much longer. Maybe a Registry setting?

RE: table names being shortened in db window, list view

If you can't change the table names, create queries and name them with shortened versions of the names. Don't put any criterion in the queries, just use them to build off so you can see the names.

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