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You receive an "Operation failed" message in Database Results region when you preview a page in FrontPage 2003
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For a Microsoft 2002 version of this article, see 299911
For a Microsoft 2000 version of this article, see 265320
When you preview a page in a Web browser in Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, you may receive an error message in the Database Results region of the page. The error message may be similar to the following:
This problem may occur when the page contains a search form that queries a Microsoft Office Access 2003 database.
The operation failed. If this continues please contact your server administrator.
This issue may occur in situations when empty number fields are not recognized as numbers. Therefore, a data type mismatch error occurs.
To resolve this issue, use a default value for database fields that use a numeric data type. Determine the fields that use either the Number data type or the AutoNumber data type, and then specify default values for the numeric data types that are used by the Database Results region on the page. To do so, follow these steps:
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