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Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

Hello can anyone tell me the maximum number of tables allowed in a 2003 Access Database?

The current database I am working on has 3026.

I can see that the maximum number of open tables is 2048 - but what is the actual limit?

Many thanks


RE: Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

What are you doing with three THOUSAND tables?


glassesJust traded in my OLD subtlety...
for a NUance!tongue

RE: Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

It's a professionally purchased system that the client has.

Each time a new client is added to the database a new table is created.

I know this is not 'normal' - but this is how the package is written and is how the data is stored.

It's run for them for 8 years without a problem - so I guess it's doing it's job - but I'm wondering how many tables access is happy with?

Thanks mark.

RE: Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

Not sure about 2003 but 2007-10 have a limit of 32,768 objects in a database.

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP

RE: Maximum number of tables in Access 2003

Yes access 2003 is also 32k objects.

So as the database only contains tables, there should not be
foreseeable problems for the company to remain using this software

Many thanks. Mark.

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