Error 3625

I am receiving the following error of 3625 in Access
audrey431Asked:
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
audrey431,

And what are you doing when you get that error?  If you are running code, what is the code for that procedure?  If you hit debug on the error propmpt, which line of code does the debugger jump to?

Patrick
ScottyworldCommented:
What are you trying to do at the time you get this error ?
audrey431Author Commented:
I was running an import macro that links to a table wih the import spec defined. See attachment
Error-access.docx
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Helen FeddemaCommented:
Here is something I wrote about this error in an Access Watch a while back:

In AW 10.05 I mentioned that you can't use a saved Import spec with the TransferText method in Access 2007 – if you do, you will get Error 3625: "The text file specification Import-Jobs 13-Aug-2006' does not exist. You cannot import, export, or link using the specification." However, David Plaut wrote to say that he has had success using a saved Import spec in Access 2007.

In the meanwhile, since I wrote the original statement, I have found an alternate syntax that does work in Access 2007. A saved spec used with TransferText still doesn't work for me, though. Here is the code I tested (using a spec created in Access 2007):

'Fixed-width

strSpec = "Import-Jobs 13-Aug-2006"

'New style syntax

Application.CurrentProject.ImportExportSpecifications(strSpec).Execute

'Old style syntax causes error

DoCmd.TransferText transfertype:=acImportFixed, _
   specificationname:=strSpec, _
   TableName:=strTable, _
   FileName:=strTextFile, _
   hasfieldnames:=True

As near as I can figure out, if you create and save a spec in an earlier version of Access, and then use it with the old syntax, it will work; but if you create and save the spec in Access 2007, it only works with the new style syntax.


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Helen FeddemaCommented:
It seems that this problem has carried over to Access 2010.,
audrey431Author Commented:
Thanks for information, I will try your suggestion.
Patrick MatthewsCommented:
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