Convert Access 2003 to 2007

Posted on 2007-12-04
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I wrote a database in Access 2003. All was working. I exported a report into Excel 5 format. With the upgrade to 2007 I get the mesage: "The format in which you are attempting to output the current object is not available".
I checked the References and all required references are checked vers.12 now.
What do I have to do?
Question by:liketoknow
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Hi liketoknow,

Sorry ...In 2007 you can no longer output reports to Excel.(only forms ,Tables etc)

Good Luck!

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Hi tbsqadi,
I use a report to transfer data into an Excel file, manipulate it and save the Excel file on drive. The same in reverse direction. How is it done in Access 2007 ?

Best regards Josh
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Either from a form or from a query

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What are the guys at Microsoft thinking???

I have to look deeper into that stuff. My client upgraded the software and I am behind (still using 2003). Until I upgraded I am not be able to fix the issue.

Thanks alot.

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How are you guys discussing this stupid stuff with your customers? Spending quiet some time and money to get it to work and then suddenly: IT"S OVER!
All this neat stuff, now I have to start over again incl. trouble shooting.......

Will Microsoft ever go a step forward?
Any experience with LINUX or OpenOffice, regarding Database?
Thanks Josh

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