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Creating Many to Many Relationships in Access - Exercise

Course Project: Creating many-to-many Relationships

Objective: Practice creating many-to-many relationships.

Exercise Scoring

You will receive 10 points for this exercise. The exercise is auto-scored; when you have completed the exercise, enter your response into the textbox below and click the Submit button to receive full credit.

Background and Overview

Recall that you are the Access database administrator for the marketing and documentation departments of companies in the software and networking business. You need to make sure that there has been the correct relationship created among the tables Clients, Projects, and Hours for one of your major clients.

Download Files

As we stated in the first module, the Consulting407.mdb database is available as a compressed download file available on the Resources page. If you have already downloaded the database, continue to work in that version.


  1. Open up the Edit Relationships dialog.
  2. Add the one-to-many relationships between Clients and Projects, and Project and Hours, to make up a many-to-many relationship among the three tables.


If relationships exist and you want to recreate them, click the join line between the tables, then click Delete.