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Postby Amazinz » Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:51 pm

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Postby BravesGuy » Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:58 pm

what program runs a .mdb file?
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Postby Amazinz » Fri Dec 22, 2006 8:28 pm

Access. You can also use OpenOffice which is free.
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Postby BravesGuy » Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:08 am

Amazinz wrote:Access. You can also use OpenOffice which is free.


nice, thanks for the link.
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Postby Big Pimpin » Sat Dec 23, 2006 1:42 pm

Sweet. ;-D
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Postby Mustangs989 » Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:59 am

Thanks for posting this ;-D
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Re: New Lahman database

Postby Amazinz » Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:41 pm

Not sure how long it's been available but here's the link to the new one: http://baseball1.com/statistics/lahman55.zip
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Postby greenandgold » Mon Feb 18, 2008 3:56 pm

Amazinz wrote:Access. You can also use OpenOffice which is free.



I have OpenOffice on Linux (ubuntu) and it is not working really well. Anyone have some advice for opening Access files in Linux?
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Re: New Lahman database

Postby Amazinz » Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:10 pm

Open Office on Windows uses MDAC to access Access databases but this is not available on Linux. The short answer is that you can't do it. There is an MDB tools project for Linux that may work but have no experience using it. One option would be to download the database in text format and recreate the database in OO's default database.
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