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Accessing a .accdb file in Excel 2007 using VBA

Posted on 2012-12-24
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Class cCNXtoDB
Option Explicit

Const sDBpath = "C:\Users\ChopperDave64\Documents\Repair Busniess\DB\"
Const sDBfileName = "Repair Data Tracking.accdb"

Dim bDBopen As Boolean, bInit As Boolean
Dim dbRepairBus As DAO.Database

Private Sub Class_Initialize()
Dim bRes As Boolean
bRes = OpenDB()
Debug.Print "CCNXtoDB constructor OpenDB = " & bRes
End Sub

Function OpenDB() As Boolean
Set dbRepairBus = DAO.DBEngine.OpenDatabase(sDBpath & sDBfileName) ' <-- Causes run time error 3343

bDBopen = True
OpenDB = bDBopen
End Function

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Test Function
Function TestClass() As Boolean
Dim RepairDB As CNXtoDB
Set RepairDB = New CNXtoDB
Debug.Print RepairDB.OpenDB
End Function

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I've seen other discussions about run time error 3343, but none that I have read has helped me.

I am trying to open an MS Access 2007 .accdb file using VBA in Excel 2007.  I noted the offending line of code.

I thought this should be straight forward, but I don't understand why this is not working.  Any help is appreciated!

Thanks and Merry Christmas.
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Question by:AviationAce
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You should remove reference to DAO 3.6 library and add reference to:
Microsoft Office 12 access database engine object library
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Perfection!  Thank you!
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