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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Export dynamically filtered Access report to PDF – Codekabinett

Monday, February 23, Sunday, December 27, An AcFormat constant that specifies the output format. The Access data is output in the selected format and can be read by any application that uses the same format.

See our privacy policy for further details. When i remove “filepath” at the end of the DoCmd. OutputTo -Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.

However, HelpFile for that function says you’ll need to state the object type and leave the ObjectName field blank if you acutputreport to print the zcoutputreport object that’s why I’ve got to open the form on preview mode and then close it.

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

Did you try setting a breakpoint, as I said earlier, and examining the value of filepath to make sure that it’s a valid filename? Wednesday, January 27, 4: OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd.

If you want to output the active object, specify the object’s type for the ObjectType argument and leave this argument blank. Other than the DoCmd. Try setting a breakpoint in the code, on the DoCms. But in most cases, I wouldn’t expect there to be any such problem except on certain folders controlled by the operating system. My issue seems somewhat different. The content you requested has been removed. If you leave this argument blank, Access prompts you for an output file name.


How to Output a dynamically filtered Access report to PDF

To prevent the report appearing on the screen in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.

Matching the above order: Example The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format.

Remove Acccess My Forums. If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets accfss valid value. What i get is a error – action OutputTo cancelled. I can’t understand why Access wouldn’t be willing to write to that folder. Is there somekind of bug in access for saving a report to a specific place with a specific name on a harddrive?

First try changing your code so that the filename is just “Test. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: How satisfied are you with this response?

The obvious workarounds that come to mind are usually one of the following: If the report you are exporting is closed when you invoke DoCmd.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I suspect it’s not valid. So i decided to do a little internet sniffing. OutputTothe OutputTo -Method will open the report and export it.


In reply to Dirk Goldgar’s post on March 2, I have the same question 0.

How would you acxess the quality and size of the priint, do you have to reset printer settings or change default print setting? After opening the report in preview view, it will stay open, albeit invisible, until you explicitly close it.

I hope this works once I create a runtime version of my the database although I am guessing docmx.outputto it won’t.

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Hope my question is clear. Tuesday, September 18, 7: Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a docmd.outputtk report to PDF could look like this:.

What im trying to do is save a report to my harddrive. There’s no filter clause, not a where statement you can play with. That strongly suggests that, for some reason, Access can’t write to the specific folder path on C: ObjectName Optional Variant A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected docmd.outputtl the ObjectType argument.

There is one aspect of using this very convenient method that I frequently see people struggle with. The following works for me:

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