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How to Restrict Data Entry via Input Mask in Access

When people are allowed to enter data as they see fit, it can create serious issues with your database. Input masking creates parameters and requirements on each data entry so that your data is both valid and consistent. Data entry is an essential aspect of Microsoft Access. Access gives you control of how data is entered through input masking so that data are valid and can be used later. How Input Masking Works Access includes the Input Mask Wizard, which helps you create the rules and...

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How to Import Email Addresses from a Nickname File (.NK2)

Nickname file is a repository of AutoComplete Cache in Outlook 2007 and older versions. All the recently used email addresses will reside in the NK2 file. This article will talk about how to import all the internal addresses into Outlook 2010 and newer. Outlook 2007 and previous versions are programmed to store the recently used email addresses in a Nickname file (*.nk2), which refers to AutoComplete Cache. But for Outlook 2010 and later, all of these addresses wholly reside in a contact...

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What to Do If Reminders for Your Outlook Emails Don’t Pop Up?

Outlook permits us to flag emails and add reminders to them meanwhile. If you find that the reminders don’t pop up properly, don’t panic. You can follow the 3 steps in this article to troubleshoot this issue. As we all know, in Outlook, we can add a reminder to an important email simply by right clicking it and choose “Follow Up” > “Add Reminder”. This feature can add an email as a task to the To-Do Bar, which does help us a lot in our daily work. But in some conditions, this...

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