An imponderable, maybe, in the Lounge

Kathleen Atkins By Kathleen Atkins

Why did an Access query produce a different sort order?

One test of a good forum discussion is the solution of a problem brought to it. Another test might rest in general illumination.

Lounge member alifrog accomplishes the feat of posing an Access database question that is met with practical help and perhaps an equally valid shrug from a fellow Lounge member. If you want to test your understanding — or view — of optimizers, take a look at alifrog’s problem and have a go at it. More»

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions to which you might be able to provide responses:


☼ starred posts — particularly useful

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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.