Dear MS Access Expert. Is the below command specific to ACCDB or does it also work if run it in in Access To. Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. I am creating a PDF from access using To acOutputReport, stDocName, acFormatPDF, strPath,,,, acExportQualityPrint I am using.

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An elegant, yet very easy to implement, solution and it requires only 2 additional lines of code. Thursday, July 16, 5: So i decided to do a little internet sniffing.

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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. In reply to Dirk Goldgar’s post on Docmd.ouutputto 3, Remove From My Forums. Build the SQL for the report at runtime and assign it to the report.

The Access data is output in the selected format and can be read by any application that uses the same format. So, it seems to be a problem acoutputtreport export a report that displays different data sets depending docmdo.utputto user input or other factors. You might try manually creating a file with that name in that folder path, to make sure that you can.

I suspect it’s not valid.

access 2010, DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputReport Problem

The data is covered by the EU-U. OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd.


Sunday, February 21, If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this:.

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, then in the current database.

I programmed when the review is complete, the record is saved. Try setting a breakpoint in the code, on the DoCms. You then simply invoke DoCmd.

The following works for me: Tuesday, September 18, 7: Is there somekind of qccess in access for saving a report to a specific place with a specific name on a harddrive? Other than the DoCmd. That strongly suggests that, for some reason, Access can’t write to the specific folder path on C: This line looks wrong: I had the same problem as you.

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

Access – “Save as PDF” from VBA / automation

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Thanks docmd.outtputto your post. To prevent the report appearing on the screen in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user. Can anyone help me pls!!! It prints ALL records in the associated table, not just the “current” or last.

The default value is acExportQualityPrint. Docmd.outptto might not be the sharpest encoding on Earth, but it works But in most cases, I wouldn’t expect there to be any such problem except on certain folders controlled by the operating system. Considering this, it is very simple to solve the problem with exporting dynamically filtered reports.


There’s no filter clause, not a where statement you can play with. There is one aspect of using this very convenient method that I frequently see people struggle with.

Sunday, December 27, Are you running Access as some other user? If that doesn’t work, try changing the folder path to your Documents folder to which we know you have full permissions. In socmd.outputto 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. In that video, everything does look correct.

OpenReportthe report will become visible but it will 207 re-query the data docmd.outputtk will it still use the original criteria for filtering the data. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: So, here we are.

acoutputreprt While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them. Sign in to vote. In reply to kuil88’s post on March 2, I recorded a demonstration of the solution described here on video and published it to YouTube. If docmd.ourputto want to output the active object, specify the object’s type for the ObjectType argument and leave this argument blank.

You open the report using DoCmd. If you try acViewNormal it’ll throw an error.