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Posted on 2011-03-04
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Hi,

I have a table in Access 2003 called "GL Balances"

I would like to export this on a form to the below location but naming the file with "Balances 03/03/2011" but i would like the date to change each day. So its like excel =WORKDAY(Today(),-1)

Location

G:\Asset Services MI\UnMatched Merit\Balances

Does anyone have the code to achieve this?

Thanks
Seamus
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by:als315
ID: 35035439
It is impossible to save file with "/" in name.
You can use "_" or "-" or "."
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by:Seamus2626
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Yeah, theres no need for it to have /, 03032011 is fine

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Seamus
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by:als315
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Dim path As String
path = "G:\Asset Services MI\UnMatched Merit\Balances\Balances "
path = path & Format(Now(), "mm_dd_yyyy.xls")
Then you can use this file name in export command.
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by:Seamus2626
ID: 35035492
Im a code novice, so am womdering where i would put it in the export

I currently export with

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel8, "Balances", "G:\Asset Services MI\UnMatched Merit\Balances.xls", True, "GL Balances"

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Seamus
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by:Seamus2626
ID: 35035520
Also, that looks like today, is there workday-1 in Access code?

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Seamus
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by:als315
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Dim path As String, D As Date
D = DateDiff("d", Now(), 1)
D = DateValue("05.03.2011")
While Weekday(D) = vbSunday Or Weekday(D) = vbSaturday
    D = DateAdd("d", -1, D)
Wend
path = "G:\Asset Services MI\UnMatched Merit\Balances\Balances "
path = path & Format(D, "mm_dd_yyyy.xls")
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by:als315
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Remove D = DateValue("05.03.2011") - it was test
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Dim path As String, D As Date
D =  DateAdd("d", -1, Now())
While Weekday(D) = vbSunday Or Weekday(D) = vbSaturday
    D = DateAdd("d", -1, D)
Wend
path = "G:\Asset Services MI\UnMatched Merit\Balances\Balances "
path = path & Format(D, "mm_dd_yyyy.xls")
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by:Seamus2626
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Thanks!

Seamus
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