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How to change default MS Access 2003 File Export "Save As Type" to Excel 97-2003

Posted on 2007-04-03
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Since going over to MS Access 2003, saving a datasheet via File > Export, defaults to the "Save As Type" fo MS Office Access. How do we change this default to  Excel 97-2003 9*.xls)?.
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by:wiswalld
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Tools-Macro-Security and set to low.
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by:stevbe
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I can't find anything that controls this, not even in the registry.
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ShesALive1 earned 500 total points
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Hi CP,

Create a macro or code (runcommand, sendkeys, etc...) to bring up the export dialog box exactly the way you want it.  Then customize menu. Add your macro and remove the default command.
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Thanks for the points, CP!
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you bet cha!
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