At 16:17 +0200 8/31/02, Mertens Bram wrote:
>I've looked through the archives of this list but all methods of porting
>a ms access db to mysql seem to require installing additional software
>Is there a tool available that converts an existing ms access db-file
>(*.mdb) into something that can be imported into mysql?
>I don't care about synchronising the two databases, running queries from
>different platforms, converting forms and/or queries. All I would like
>to extract the data from the .mdb file and store it in a mysql table.
>Preferably without having to install MS Access first.
If you don't want to install *any* software, you're probably out of luck,
because any such extraction is going to require you to use *some*
But you don't need to install Access itself. Other tools can read Access
files. DBTools and MySQLFront are a couple that work pretty well.
>Thanks in advance,
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