Ewan Mellor wrote:
> I am using Byron's ODBC driver (version .0239 downloaded today) with
> Access 7.00 under Win95 with Postgres 6.3. I am trying to link tables
> into Access. Most tables work fine, but any field with the name 'name'
> or 'sortname' or even 'garbagename' may not be used as part of an
> index. This occurs whether the index is picked up automatically by the
> driver, or if you are asked to choose a unique field by Access.
Starting from v2.0 of Access the worn "name" became kind of reserved
word in Access, as the table itself aquired an _attribute_ name, which
contains the name of the table.
so having a field called name is a problem in anyway (for Access).
I have no idea why "sortname" or "garbagename" does not work.
> Can this be fixed? As a workaround, could the driver optionally not
> tell the client application about indices? In this way, I could tell
> Access to ignore them and then (I think) I would be able to get at my
you can still do
ALTER TABLE yourtable RENAME name TO not_name_any_more;
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