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Posted on 2011-03-23
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Access 2003 - I linked to an Excel 2003 spreadsheet as a 'table link'.  In code, I do this:
dim db as dao.database
dim src as dao.recordset
set db = codedb
set src = db.openrecordset("myexceltable",dbopensnapshot)
if not src.eof and not src.bof then
    src.movefirst
    do while not src.eof
          '------- code
         src.movenext
    loop
end if

The problem is, although 300+ records appear in the linked table, only 1 record is accessed by this openrecordset??
src.recordcount = 1

What's up with this?
Thanks
Scott C
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Question by:clarkscott
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if not src.eof then
src.movelast

msgbox src.recordcount
    src.movefirst
    do while not src.eof
          '------- code
         src.movenext
    loop
end if
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by:clarkscott
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Thanks... That's what I needed to get through this recordset.  Without the MoveFirst AND MoveLast at the beginning of the code, when I got to the src.movenext the app errored with an 'overflow' message (??).  By adding the src.movelast, the code now loops thru the entire recordset.

Scott C
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