How can I determine if a user has a particular database open while working in another database? In a small department we have 2 main databases used by 2 to 5 people. One table in one of the databases appears as a linked table in the other database. Most users never have both databases open at the same time. But a new employee was having trouble that boils down to keeping the record pointer straight in that linked table. When I discovered that she had both databases open at the same time, I found what seems to be the problem. One function uses some data from that linked table to create new data in the second database. In the process the original data gets changed under certain circumstances. Since everything has worked just fine for several years, I don