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This Access tutorial explains how to use To Method to export different objects to specific file types, for example, export Query to xlsx. acOutputReport, 3, Report. acOutputServerView, 7, Server View. Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. on form. Dim i As Integer i = DCount(“*”, “a_import_aels_step_1”) If i = 0 Then strNoRecordOpenArg = “Imported AEL’s” To.

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Create different reports with the criteria built in Create a parameter query referencing form fields or global functions as record source for the report.

By clicking acoutputrepport 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. It requires additional functions or a form and is rather inflexible. If you omit this argument, Access prompts you for the output format. The type of output device to optimize for. If you leave this argument blank, the default False is assumed. When I try that, it shows the dialog “Now outputting page x of y”, but fails at the end with run-time error By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

An AcExportQuality constant that specifies the type of output device to optimize for.

Matching the above order:. The obvious workarounds that come to mind are usually one of the following: TransferSpreadsheet Method has other functions other than exporting, such as import files and exporting to an Excel template.

For example, you can output an Access report with its formatting to a rich-text format document and then open the document in Microsoft Word. An AcFormat constant that specifies the output format. I use the Immediate window and the value of strNoRecordOpenArg is holding and should be available for the open report process.


Tell us about your experience with our site. ObjectName Optional Variant A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument.

OutputTo -Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.

You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. He is also a: There are some folders that are protected, because they belong to either another user or to the operating system, and you would not normally have permission to write to them unless your application was running as an administrator.

Dirk Goldgar Replied on March 3, Thing now is i want to save it on the c: Matching the above order: To work around this issue, you can export as XLS format instead.

If so, I could imagine that you might be running into permissions issues.

Access VBA DoCmd.OutputTo Method

Login Login with twitter. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Some Access formats cannot be perfectly supported, and ojtputto error pops up when users try to open the exported workbook, and users have to save the file as a new one for auto repair.

Use False 0 if you don’t want to start the application. How satisfied are you with this response? A string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of outuptto file you want to output the object to. OpenReportthe report will become visible but it will not re-query the data and will it still use the original criteria for filtering the data. While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them.


Thanks for marking this as the answer. You may also use DoCmd. Are you working in a restricted business environment, where users don’t have permissions on a lot of things? Is there acoutputrepotr of bug in access for saving a report to a specific place with a specific name on a harddrive?

Let’s try whether a different filename or path allows it to work. 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.

If the report you are exporting is closed when you invoke DoCmd.

Access VBA To Method –

To prevent the report appearing on the screen in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user. OurputTo line, and check the value of filepath at that point. Did you actually create a folder “C: If I use DoCmd.

If that works, then it has something to do with the folder path. Datum If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value.

You may also leave feedback directly on GitHub. If that doesn’t work, try changing the folder path to your Documents folder to which we know you have full permissions. You might try manually creating a file with that name in that folder path, to make sure that you can. Read about this change in our blog post.

That strongly suggests that, for some reason, Access can’t write to the specific folder path on C: The default value is acExportQualityPrint. However, all of these assume creation of a new file. Always close the hidden report after the PDF file was saved.

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