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    Field sizes in tables (2002)

    How can I get a table of data (that I have made from a make table query), to have the columns auto fit to the size of the column heading or longest data in that column? Thanks.

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    Plutonium Lounger
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    Re: Field sizes in tables (2002)

    Access isn't really good at that. You can select one or more columns, then select Format | Column Width... and click Best Fit. But it will apply only to the currently visible records. There is no way to make it work for *all* records, and there is no way to have Access do it automatically.
    But this shouldn't be a problem, since end users should never work with tables or queries directly, but use forms instead.

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