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What is the Excel VB code to extract data from a password protected database?

Posted on 2009-05-11
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Hello,

I have written some VB ocde in Excel that will extract data from Access and dump it into a spreadsheet. The problem is that the database is password protected and so therefore when I use the code stated I get an error message stating that the password is invalid. Any help would be appreciated.

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f19l
Sub IMPORT_PL()
 
Dim DB As Database
Dim DATE_T As Date
Dim EMPLACEMENT, Sql As String
Dim Branch(20) As String
Dim TrnFmly(8) As String
Dim TICKER(200) As String
Dim CURR(200) As String
Dim DPL(200) As Double
Dim MPL(200) As Double
Dim I As Integer
Dim J As Integer
Dim K As Integer
Dim L As Integer
Dim RIEN As Variant
Dim prod_type As String
Sheets("MENU").Select
DATE_T = Cells(3, 7).Value
 
'IMPORT TRADING PORTFOLIOS PL
 
EMPLACEMENT = "O:\Treasury\Daily\Daily Profit and Loss\MARGIN ANALYSIS DATABASE.mdb"
 
       Sql = "SELECT QRY_UNION_DEALS.[Deal No]"
        Sql = Sql & " FROM QRY_UNION_DEALS "
        
        Set DB = OpenDatabase(EMPLACEMENT)
        Set RST = DB.OpenRecordset(Sql)
        
        Sheets("DATA").Select
        Range("B5:S5").Select
        ActiveCell.CopyFromRecordset RST
 
Sheets("MENU").Select
 
End Sub

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something like

Set db = DBEngine.OpenDatabase(".\EMPLACEMENT.mdb",       False, False, ";pwd=password")
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