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. Other than the port-Method, the To-Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.
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The default value is acExportQualityPrint.
While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them. Sign in to give feedback. However, with my current code, it’s still sending out the whole report dpcmd.outputto not just the one based on each ID. Sign up using Email and Password.
Export Access Object to Excel ,PDF, RTF , etc. using DoCmd.OutputTo
In reply to kuil88’s post on March 3, You can unsubscribe any time. It requires additional functions or a form and acoutputrepodt rather inflexible.
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Luckily there is a very simple solution to the problem that is just not so obvious. Is there somekind of bug in access for saving a report to a specific place dcomd.outputto a specific name on a harddrive? 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 docjd.outputto flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application.
Try setting a breakpoint in the code, on the DoCms. OutputTo -Method will just export the report as it is!
Access VBA auto generate mass report by group to Excel. What im trying to do is save a report to my harddrive. I suspect it’s not valid. You have omitted some of your code — like where is the end of the ‘For Each’ and ‘Do.
Dirk Goldgar Replied on March 2, Thing now is i want to save it on the c: This email list is hosted at Mailchimp in the United States. My same tactics aren’t working for the report send out obviously.
Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: Your email address will not be published. There is one aspect of using this very convenient method that I frequently see people struggle with. Some Access formats cannot be perfectly supported, and an 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.
This thread is locked. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this:. The default value is acExportQualityPrint. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. If the report you are exporting is closed when you invoke DoCmd.
An elegant, yet very easy to implement, solution and it requires only 2 additional lines of code. Jan, I have just updated another thread to include information how to export to excel template, see below http: A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument. Read about this change in our blog post.
Here is my code for the report: You need to explain what fields are in your input table. Im dont know how that breakpoint inserting works If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value.
Dim rs As DAO. First of all thanks for helping me out OutputTo -Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data. It is not obvious how to export a dynamically filtered report using this method.
First try changing your code so that the filename is just “Test. Fields Do While Not rs. The obvious workarounds that come to mind are usually one of the following: The following works for me: An AcFormat constant that specifies the output format.
Did you actually create a folder “C: You may also use DoCmd. 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.
Let’s try whether a different filename or path allows it to work.