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I would like to create a list of Tables in an Access database along with all of the indexes for each table.  Is there a way to do this?
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Question by:dsoderstrom
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by:therealmongoose
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You can do this using the database analyser Tools>Analyse>documenter
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Steve Dubyo earned 250 total points
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The following VBA function will return a list of tables and their indexes..

Function GetTablesAndIndexes() As String
    Dim db As Database
    Dim tds As TableDefs
    Dim td As TableDef
    Dim idx As Index
    Dim s As String
   
    Set db = CurrentDb
    Set tds = db.TableDefs
    For Each td In tds
         s = s & td.Name & vbCr
        For Each idx In td.Indexes
            s = s & "  " + idx.Name & vbCr
        Next
    Next    
    GetTablesAndIndexes = s    
End Function

Which can be used like..

Sub Test()
    Debug.Print GetTablesAndIndexes()
End Sub


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Sub IndexObjectX(tblName As String)
 

   Dim dbs As Database

   Dim tdf As TableDef

   Dim idxLoop As Index
 

   Set dbs = CurrentDb()

   Set tdf = dbs(tblName)

   

   With tdf

      ' Create new index, create and append Field

      ' objects to its Fields collection.
 

      Debug.Print .Indexes.Count & " Indexes in " & .Name & " TableDef"
 

      ' Enumerate Indexes collection of Employees

      ' table.

      For Each idxLoop In .Indexes

         Debug.Print "  " & idxLoop.Name

      Next idxLoop
 

   End With

   

   dbs.Close

    Set tdf = Nothing

    Set dbs = Nothing

End Sub

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by:RgGray3
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Sorry...  hit send before I was ready
And it looks as if influenz has it covered...  but ...



Sub ListAllTablesAndIndexes()
 

Dim dbs As Database

Dim tdf As TableDef

Dim idxLoop As Index

Dim objTmp As Object
 

On Error GoTo ErrTrap
 

   Set dbs = CurrentDb()

   

    For Each objTmp In dbs.TableDefs

        Set tdf = objTmp

        With tdf

           Debug.Print .Indexes.Count & " Indexes in >>  " & .Name

        

           ' Enumerate Indexes collection of table.

           For Each idxLoop In .Indexes

              Debug.Print "  " & idxLoop.Name

           Next idxLoop

        

        

        End With

ResumeForLoop:

        Debug.Print "---------------------------------------------------"

    Next objTmp

On Error Resume Next

    dbs.Close

    Set tdf = Nothing

    Set dbs = Nothing
 

    Exit Sub
 

ErrTrap:

    Debug.Print "Error in > " & tdf.Name & vbCrLf & Err.Number & " - " & Err.Description

    Resume ResumeForLoop
 

End Sub

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by:dsoderstrom
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Thanks for the help.  I tweaked your code slightly to get exactly what I wanted.
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