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MS Access 2003 - Open minimized and run print report

Posted on 2006-11-16
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I have an application process that opens an MS Access application once an hour and runs a report from the application.

I open the MS access Application from a batch file and when it opens it runs an autoexec macro to run the report.
Once the report is complete the macro closes the database.

How can I open the MS access App minimized or in background from the batch file and let it process the report without disturbing the user everytime the report runs?


Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Lou  
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Try this:

START /min "" "<insert path here>\dbname.mdb"
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in your AutoExec Marco, have the following line:

runcommand  >AppMinimize              ' add this line
OpenReport  > ....
Quit


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