Drawing a flowchart from Access tree (parentID) data

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Drawing a flowchart from Access tree (parentID) data

Postby Nick Mirro » Sun, 28 Dec 2003 12:32:39 GMT

I have Visio and Access 2002.  In Access, an evolutionary tree is
represented in several tables using NodeNames, NodeIDs and ParentIDs.  The
link below shows the relationships.

 http://www.**--****.com/ ~nickmirro/images/Temporary/Relationships.JPG

1. Is it possible to have Visio 2002 or 2003 (standard edit.) automatically
draw a flowchart type tree structure using these tables or queries?

2. If so, can I ask how?

3. Are there any writeups on how to do this?




(optional extra info)

Imagine the tree is upright in this description (parents are down).  Each
node in the tree (except the few at the very bottom - trunk portion) has
assigned to it a parent node by the identifier, ParentID.  This creates a
sequential hierarchy below each childmost terminal (leaf) node in the tree.



Re: Drawing a flowchart from Access tree (parentID) data

Postby Nick Mirro » Mon, 29 Dec 2003 08:16:35 GMT

Will the pro version do this without extensive coding?







automatically
tree.



Re: Drawing a flowchart from Access tree (parentID) data

Postby Nick Mirro » Thu, 08 Jan 2004 05:33:40 GMT

Thanks for your help with this.  Do you mean the pro version will draw the
relationships diagram?  I was hoping to generate an actual organizational
type chart based on the data in these displayed tables.

Nick






and






has
creates



Re: Drawing a flowchart from Access tree (parentID) data

Postby RA » Sat, 10 Jan 2004 08:36:16 GMT

The Pro version will draw the table relationship diagram.
e.g. Table1 inherits from Table2 and so Visio will draw a connection between
Table1 and Table2.














ParentIDs.
 http://www.**--****.com/ ~nickmirro/images/Temporary/Relationships.JPG
the



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