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Cannot add records to a database [closed]

asked 2013-02-27 17:02:17 +0200

betahawk gravatar image

Hey all,

When I'm looking at a database in Data View, there is no way for me to add a record or edit existing records. If I click "Insert > " the Record option is grey and not available to click.

If I "edit" the database in "Table Design" all I see is the Field Name/Field Type.

Is there anyway I can just open the data and update it manually like in Access?


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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-25 05:44:54.671892


@Ramne, I have a primary key associated with an ID field and I'm still unable to edit anything in the database.

betahawk gravatar imagebetahawk ( 2013-03-01 16:21:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-03-01 16:45:59 +0200

betahawk gravatar image

I fixed my problem. I think something went wrong when I imported my database from Access. I created a new database and within the new database I could edit the tables just fine.

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answered 2013-02-27 21:19:33 +0200

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I think you lack an id-column. This column must have unique values. Select the table, right click and Edit. Now, either let an existing column be the tables id by right-click in the field left to "Fieldname" and choose Primary key, or create a new field to be your Primary key.

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