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Acess VBA: How do I replace reserved characters in a string?

Posted on 2011-10-19
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I am using the OutputTo method in Access. I want to strip the reserved characters for naming Windows files in a string and replace them with a string that does not cause an error.

Example: report name to export is "10/19/11 Inventory, Current". I want to rename as "10-19-11_Inventory_Current".

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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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open the db, and select the Report, then hit F2 and change the name

or right click on the Report and then select Rename
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dim stDocName

strDocName="10/19/11 Inventory, Current"

strDocName=replace(replace(replace(strDocName,"/","-"),", ","_")," ","_")
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