Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. Access Docmd OutputTo Method Example. OutputTo method carries out the Output To action in Access Visual Basic. Access docmd outputto example. A common technique for exporting data to Excel is to utilize the To Method. Now, previously (pre Office ), the basic format to.

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So, here we are. Do any of these export type commands let me export to an excel template file? This Access tutorial explains how to use DoCmd. Close acReportreportNameacSaveNo End Sub In a real-world implementation, based on this sample, you can pass in all 3 variables as tp into the function and thus create a simple and flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application.

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The Access data is output in the selected format and can be read by any out;ut that uses the same format. Some Access formats cannot be perfectly supported, and an error pops up when users try to open outptu exported workbook, and users have to save the file as a new one for auto repair.

TransferSpreadsheet Methodthe syntax is slightly different. This argument is ignored for Microsoft Internet Information Server. Matching the above order:. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. 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.


KSM 2 3 However, if the report you want to export is outpht already in preview acViewPreview when you invoke OutputTothe DoCmd. It requires to create multiple very similar objects reports.

Export Access Object to Excel ,PDF, RTF , etc. using DoCmd.OutputTo

Email Required, but never shown. OutputFile Optional Variant A string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of the file you want to output the object to.

TransferSpreadSheet Method to export different objects to vocmd file types, for example, export Query to xlsx. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: See our privacy policy for further details.

Example The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format. Other than the DoCmd. You may also use DoCmd. ObjectName Optional Variant A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument. You open the report using DoCmd. OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd. TransferSpreadsheet Method has other functions other docmmd exporting, such as import files and exporting to an Excel template.

An elegant, yet very easy to implement, solution and it requires only 2 additional lines of code. The data is covered by the EU-U. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. You can set the sql of a query to the output sql and use the query name in DoCmd. So, it seems to be a problem to export a report that displays different data sets depending on user input or other factors.

While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them.


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. My go is to place a sql statement to a DoCmd. All of these do work. Login Login with facebook. Access VBA auto generate mass report by group to Excel.

Jan, I have just updated another thread to include information how to export to excel template, see below http: Login Login with twitter. If you leave this argument blank, Access prompts you for an output file name.

DoCmd.OutputTo method (Access)

Post Your Answer Discard 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. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If you run Visual Basic code containing the OutputTo method in a library database, Microsoft Office Access searches for the object with this name, first in the library database, ouptut in the current database.

I suggest you to add another code to open pdf after export. Post as a guest Name. The type of character encoding format you want used to output the text or HTML data.