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    file size (access 2k)

    why is my database file that i created in access 97 larger when converted to access 2000?

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    Re: file size (access 2k)

    When you convert from 97 to 2000 all the text, memo and hyperlink fields are converted to unicode character encoding. That has for consequence that each character is stored in two bytes instead of one like in 97.
    Francois

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