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Public Sub ExtractAttachment(TableName As String, FieldName As String, Optional Criteria As Variant = Null)
'Opens a recordset base on TableName, and extracts all attachments from field: FieldName
'If no criteria string is provided, loops through all records in the table and extracts all of the attachments
Dim rsMain As DAO.Recordset, rsAtt As DAO.Recordset
Dim strSQL As String
Dim strPath As String
On Error GoTo ProcError
strSQL = "SELECT * FROM [" & TableName & "]" & (" WHERE " + Criteria)
strSQL = Replace(Replace(strSQL, "[[", "["), "]]", "]")
Set rsMain = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset(strSQL, , dbFailOnError)
'Select the folder to extract the files to
strPath = CurrentProject.Path & "\"
'Loop through the records
Do While Not rsMain.EOF
Set rsAtt = rsMain.Fields(FieldName).Value
While Not rsAtt.EOF
If Not rsAtt Is Nothing Then
Set rsAtt = Nothing
If Not rsMain Is Nothing Then
Set rsMain = Nothing
If Err.Number = 3420 Then
ElseIf Err.Number = 3820 Then
MsgBox "Selected file already exists in this record!"
ElseIf Err.Number = 3839 Then
Debug.Print Err.Number, Err.Description, "LoadAttachment"
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