Solved

outlook 2007 "export to a file" accdb ( Access 2007 )

Posted on 2009-03-31
5
452 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hello,

the Question is just plain simple.
I wan't to know if the following is "normal":

We have several fresh installed PC with Windows XP SP3 and Office 2007.
In Outlook 2007, i go to the claendar, i select "File" -> "Import / Export" -> "export to a file" ..
Now there come's a list which reads "Microsoft Access 97-2003".
If i select this line i'm only allowed to export "*.mdb" files.
But i want to create the new *.accdb files directly.

Problem:
How can i export directly to the new access 2007?
Is something wrong with our setup?
Because if im right the Export Type should read like "Microsoft Access 2007" not "Microsoft Access 97-2003".
As a reminder, all are fresh installed system plain windows XP SP3 with Office 2007 ( including Access 2007 ).

Any Feeback is appreciated, even if you just tell me what your Office 2007 Installation with Access does show you under "export to file".
0
Comment
Question by:firearmz
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 65

Accepted Solution

by:
rockiroads earned 250 total points
ID: 24031102
Did you check all the options by clicking on the save as filetype dropdown? probably be just one like the name without version. Assume this to be office 2007 version
0
 

Author Comment

by:firearmz
ID: 24033578
Nope, the rest of the options is just the normal Stuff like "CSV, Unicode CSV, Microsoft Excell 97-2003".
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:tbsgadi
ID: 24036555
Hi firearmz,

Yup, you're right - Looks like Microsoft haven't got around to it yet.

Gary
0
 
LVL 46

Assisted Solution

by:tbsgadi
tbsgadi earned 250 total points
ID: 24036567
firearmz,

Have a look at the following
http://www.amazon.com/gp/blog/post/PLNKZECPY1GBYF87
Gary
0
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 24036840
If there is no ACCDB option then I could only think of a manual process of you exporting to MDB and upgrading to ACCDB. But MS2007 should open up MDB's anyway. I only have a portable edition of Office2007 and it does not have outlook so I cant check it myself.
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Describes a method of obtaining an object variable to an already running instance of Microsoft Access so that it can be controlled via automation.
Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
The viewer will learn how to use a discrete random variable to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, create a Monte Carlo simulation using the discrete random variable, and create a graph to represent the possible returns over…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

735 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question