I recently spent a couple of hours in an after-hours medical clinic, waiting to see a doctor. There, I found a copy of the JofA.
Even though I’m not in the accounting field, I really enjoyed the
magazine. In particular, I recall reading a useful article describing
how to generate reports in Excel by linking to an Access database (“Spreadsheet,
Meet Database; Database, Meet Spreadsheet,” JofA, Dec.99).
This task is something I would find useful in my job, as would
many of my co-workers. I’ve been trying to convince them that we need
to convert our data, which currently resides in a huge Excel
spreadsheet, into an Access database, and generate our reports from
Since I haven’t used Access in quite some time, I found the article particularly helpful, and I plan to share it with my colleagues.
System/USOS Requirements Team
International Space Station
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