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how do i get msaccess data in excel sheet dynamically thru VB code in an Excel macro?

how do i get msaccess data in excel sheet dynamically thru VB code in an Excel macro?
basically i want to create a excel sheet which gets data from MSaccess table every few seconds without the end-user seeing the database password , so it is hidden from him when the macros is hidden
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You can pull Access data into an Excel workbook using CopyFromRecordset, as in the code below:
Dim appExcel As New Excel.Application
   Dim cnn As ADODB.Connection
   Dim wkb As Excel.Workbook
   Dim sht As Excel.Worksheet
   Dim strWorkbook As String
   Dim strRange As String
   Dim rst As ADODB.Recordset
   Dim rng As Excel.Range
   Dim strWorkbookName As String
   
   DoCmd.SetWarnings False
   strPrompt = "Enter workbook name (no extension)"
   strTitle = "Workbook name"
   strDefault = "New Access Data"
   strWorkbookName = InputBox(strPrompt, strTitle, strDefault)
   
   Set cnn = CurrentProject.Connection
   Set rst = New ADODB.Recordset
   
   'Create a recordset based on a select query.
   rst.Open Source:="qryContacts", _
      ActiveConnection:=cnn.ConnectionString, _
      CursorType:=adOpenForwardOnly
      
   'Export query
   Set wkb = appExcel.Workbooks.Add
   appExcel.Visible = True
   strWorkbook = Application.CurrentProject.Path & "\" & strWorkbookName
   wkb.SaveAs FileName:=strWorkbook
   Set sht = wkb.Sheets(1)
   strRange = "A1"
   Set rng = sht.Range(strRange)
   rng.CopyFromRecordset rst
   rst.Close

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As far as the "dynamically" part is concerned -- please be more specific about what you mean.
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thanks a lot
this worked well
but only thing now is that excel converts even the numbers to a date format
if i change the format back to num bers, on refresh/rerunning the macro it overwrites again with some weird date formating
how can this be prevented?

This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
You may need to apply a Date format to the appropriate columns, after doing the import.