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Andreas Säger wrote

Why can't you run SQL update queries? This is trivial to do in SQL. The 
SQL is trivial to execute by macro.
If you desparately want a graphical query designer for 
update/insert/delete queries, then you should write one and store your 
queries somewhere in the .odb container.

Of course I can. If I can find out how to do it. 

But this isn't the point, is it? The real point is that database front-ends
and macro languages are meant to make life easy, not difficult. You seem to
dislike "sugar" - worried about your diameter? The computer was made for
man, not man for the computer. Why not program in assembler - gives you much
more control and isn't really that hard (I speak from years of assembler
experience and with my tongue firmly in my cheek)?

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