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I created a specification in Access 2007 to export information from a query to a comma delimited file (.csv) and I was trying to use the switchboard to create a command to run code to run the export.  However when I try to run it - I get "The text file specification "NewCarrier Export" does not exist.  You cannot import, export, or link using the specification.  What am I doing wrong?

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Question by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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by:JAMcDo
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Can you post the code?

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by:Rey Obrero
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how did you create the specification  "NewCarrier Export" ?
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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...and did you spell it correctly?

"NewCarrier Export"
"New Carrier Export"
"New Carrier"
"NewCarrier"
...etc
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by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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Sorry was out on a customer install - here is the code and yes, I did try to recreate the export as well - as you can see by my commented out code...

Function CarrierExport()
On Error GoTo CarrierExport_Err

'Perform Export functionC
'DoCmd.TransferText acExportDelim, "New Carrier Factor Exports", "qryExportLeads", "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\CarrierFactor\Exports.csv"
DoCmd.TransferText acExportDelim, "NewCarrierExport", "qryExportLeads", "C:\Exports.csv"

CarrierExport_Exit:
    Exit Function

CarrierExport_Err:
    MsgBox Error$
    Resume CarrierExport_Exit

End Function

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by:Rey Obrero
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my question is HOW did you create the specification  "NewCarrierExport" ?
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by:Daren Anderson, MSIS
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I created it thru the wizard and saved the export steps.....
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by:Rey Obrero
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try this

docmd.runcommand acCmdSavedExports "NewCarrierExport"

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try this one too

docmd.RunSavedImportExport("NewCarrierExport")
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Saved the Export "Steps" or Export "Specs'?

Be sure in the wizard you saved the "Export Specification"
And make certain, you are spelling it correctly
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