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Linux alternative to MS Access

Kexi is an obvious answer indeed; It has some nice features comparable to MS-Access (but also lacks a lot). You can easily connect to a (mysql) database and start creating an app. Maybe it suits your ...
Thomas A.'s user avatar
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Business Software Recommendations

We have setup Microsofts product line for our clients to replace Access. You could either utilize sharepoint, or a better option visually, the Common Data Service. It is not too expensive depending on ...
Overwatch Media's user avatar
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Business Software Recommendations

It's expensive, but a custom web application with a robust database backend may be what you need to meet your fairly specific needs, as well as the scale of your data. The Access database could be ...
orangecaterpillar's user avatar
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Why do you chose to not use Microsoft Access to develop applications?

My organization’s experience has been that when we upgrade from one version of Access to the next - and on at least one occasion, when we applied a patch to Access - the saved code in the Access files ...
Jeff Zeitlin's user avatar
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VBA in Excel vs Access for data conversion

The features you gain from using a database make this a Access hand down winner. However, mysql/mariadb might be an even better choice long term. You will eventually need to learn SQL, but know it ...
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Upgrading from MS Access

I would suggest taking a look a Pandas for the database accessing and processing, (the "Back End"), and for a more current look putting a web "front end" on using Django. Pandas has a lot of tools ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Multi-user data editing software (think Excel/Access) with chart support?

Try Filemaker Pro. It's quite a bit more than a spreadsheet, but it's pretty future proof.
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Mac capable Access similar database software

LibreOffice Base provides a database solution, either to its own database or as a front end for a number of other databases. It is available on Windows, OS-X & Linux It is Free, gratis & open ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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How do you create a parent-child tree with table/excel data?

I solved, perhaps, slightly different case with tree representation on Confluence pages with https://bobswift.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GVIZ/Digraph+Macro plugin that can take a table as a source.
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