Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. DoCmd OutputTo” crumb1=”Output To DoCmd” %> Access Access Access Access Docmd OutputTo Method Example. How to filter and export an Access Report in three lines of VBA code. In Microsoft Access and newer (Access with an OutputTo-Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.

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RecordCount’ – that is usually not populated unless you MoveLast? If there is no workbook specified ‘ or if it cannot be opened create a new dkcmd.outputto and rename the target sheet.

DoCmd.OutputTo method (Access)

Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: In terms of exporting Query to XLSX, Transferspreadsheet is quicker and the file size is smaller because it does not contain any Query formatting, and error handling is different as well.

While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them. This code is intended to iterate through the queried data, then output a new file for each 65, records.

An AcFormat constant that specifies the output format. Matching the above order:. There is one aspect of using this very convenient method that I frequently see people struggle with.

If you leave this argument blank, Access outputs the data by using the Windows default encoding for text files and the default system encoding for HTML files.


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The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format. Use False 0 if you don’t want to start the application. He is also a: Close acReportreportNameacSaveNo End Sub In a real-world implementation, based on this sample, you can pass in all 3 variables as arguments into the function and thus create a simple and flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application.

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In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Select Next ‘Copy the data in the target sheet. The obvious workarounds that come to mind are usually one of the following: The type of character encoding format you want used dkcmd.outputto output the text or HTML data.

Login Login with twitter. OutputFile Optional Variant A string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of the file you want to output the object to. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this:.

To work around this issue, you can export as XLS format instead. Number Exit Function Docm.doutputto Function. An AcOutputObjectType constant that specifies the type of object to output. The default value is acExportQualityPrint. Always close the hidden report after the PDF file was saved. Select End With ‘Close the recordset.

From Excel xlsxthe row limit is increased to 1, Which Access version do you have? Example The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format. Dunn 4, 1 8 I do need this to be automated in vba and without pop-ups, etc. TransferSpreadsheet Method has other functions other than exporting, such as import files and exporting to an Excel template. Luckily there is a very simple solution to the problem that is just not so obvious.


If the report you are exporting is closed when you invoke DoCmd. However, all of these assume creation of a new file. Sign in to give feedback. It is not obvious how to export a dynamically filtered report using this method. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

So then I tried to insert a text file into the excel file which worked until I execute a SaveAs and my ribbon disappears again. OutputTo or make this work. I inserted a MsgBox line to print rec. If you want to output the active object, specify the object’s type for the ObjectType argument and leave this argument blank.

Build the SQL for the report at runtime and assign it to the report. If you omit this argument, Access prompts you for the output format. There is only one thing that you must not forget to take care docmd.ouputto.

Wyman is a Human Resources professional based in Hong Kong, specialized in business analysis, project management, data transformation with Access and Excel.