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Access.Database is a Power Query M function that provides a structural representation of an Access database, with optional parameters to control navigation properties and naming. The function returns a structural representation of the database with optional settings for navigation properties and naming.

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   database as binary,
   optional options as nullable record,
) as table


Returns a structural representation of an Access database, database. An optional record parameter, options, may be specified to control the following options:

  • CreateNavigationProperties : A logical (true/false) that sets whether to generate navigation properties on the returned values (default is false).
  • NavigationPropertyNameGenerator : A function that is used for the creation of names for navigation properties.
The record parameter is specified as [option1 = value1, option2 = value2…] for example.

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