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add user selected date to imported records

I have a daily file i import after running a saved macro on an automated report from our IT department. The macro puts the file into a format that is usefull for importing and would like the user to select the date for the records being imported so i can use the data to report on later down the road.

i hope this makes sense to someone. I am not good with writing programmimg language but can interpret and follow it for the most part so be patient as i go through this task with you.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
How are the records being imported? Are you using the builtin menu options, or are you using code?

Do they get imported to an EXISTING table, or to a NEW table.

If a NEW table, you can just run this after the import:

Currentdb.Execute "UPDATE YourNewTable SET YourDateField=#" & Now & "#"

If an Existing table, then assuming that all other records already have a value in the YourDateField, you could do this:

Currentdb.Execute "UPDATE YourNewTable SET YourDateField=#" & Now & "# WHERE YourDateField IS NULL"

You'd have to do this in VBA, of course. If you'll give us some more information regarding how you're doing this, we can probably assist further.
TCRAuthor Commented:
Currently i have a macro set to auto import the file to an exsisting table with a saved import. The code for exsisting tables would not work if a day was missed(weekends) i would need to have the user go back and import that date.
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