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Copying a report from one Access file to another

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Using VB (5) code, I need to copy an Access report from one file to another.  Is there anyway to do this?  If so, how?
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by:mcix
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There are a couple of ways to do this...

The simplest (From VB) is to create a reference to Access using Project References.  

Something like this:

Dim x As Access.Application
   
Set x = GetObject(, "Access.Application")
   
x.DoCmd.CopyObject "DestinationDBFullPath", "NameInDestination", acReport, "SOURCEREPORT"
   
Set x = Nothing

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by:clifABB
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mcix:
That did it.

Thanks, please resubmit for points.
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Cool
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Thanks again.
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