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Export Objects where Objects does not exists in the receiving MDB

Posted on 2013-05-10
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I am writing code to export a group of objects to multiple database sources.  How do I export when the object only exists in the current db?

I have tried a TransferDatabase, however I am getting an Error 3011, how do I force the issue?

              If rs1.RecordCount > 0 Then
                
                 'Check for .ldb file -  the APDMS_MDB in use or left open by user
                            
                            strSQL3 = "Select  ObjectName, ObjectType from tblExportList"
                    
                            Set rs3 = curdb.OpenRecordset(strSQL3)
                                rs3.MoveFirst
                                    Do Until rs3.EOF
                                        
                                        nObjName = rs3.Fields("ObjectName")
                                        nObjType = GetObjectTypeConstant(rs3.Fields("ObjectType"))
                                            
                                            'Replaces existing Database objects with revised versions.
                                            DoCmd.TransferDatabase acExport, "Microsoft Access", gAPFilePath, nObjType, nObjName, nObjName
                                       
                                       rs3.MoveNext
                                    Loop

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Thanks,

k
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Question by:Karen Schaefer
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by:Rey Obrero
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test this  codes


Set rs3 = curdb.OpenRecordset(strSQL3)
     rs3.MoveFirst
         Do Until rs3.EOF
         
               If DCount("*", "msysobjects", "[name]='" & rs3.Fields("ObjectName") & "'") > 0 Then
               
                    nObjName = rs3.Fields("ObjectName")
                    nObjType = GetObjectTypeConstant(rs3.Fields("ObjectType"))
                    
                    'Replaces existing Database objects with revised versions.
                    DoCmd.TransferDatabase acExport, "Microsoft Access", gAPFilePath, nObjType, nObjName, nObjName
               End If

           rs3.MoveNext
         Loop

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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39156777
How does this affirm that the object exists in the receiving mdb?  How do I force the export of the object?


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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39156789
your code suggestion if I understand is comparing the currentdb sysobjects to the tbllist.

correct?
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by:Rey Obrero
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oops, misread your q,

are you transferring all objects ? or just tables?

if you are, then just backup your currentdb.
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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39156921
Tell me if I might be on the right track.  - Also just thought of a possible roadblock - I only want to export certain objects, so using msysobjects in the current db will be showing all objects and not just the ones for export.  My process includes importing all the objects form the development version of the mdb into the export tool.  And I do not want to export those objects within the export tool use only.

k
                            strSQL3 = "Select  ObjectName, ObjectType from tblExportList"
                    
                            Set rs3 = curdb.OpenRecordset(strSQL3)
                                rs3.MoveFirst
                                    Do Until rs3.EOF
                                        nObjName = rs3.Fields("ObjectName")
                                        nObjType = GetObjectTypeConstant(rs3.Fields("ObjectType"))
                                       
                                       strObjSQL = "Select Name from msysobjects IN '" & gAPFilePath & "'"
                                       Set rsObj = curdb.Recordsets(strObjSQL)
                                       Do Until rsObj.EOF
                                            nObj1 = rsObj.Fields("Name")
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       If DCount("*", "msysobjects", "[name]='" & nObjName & "'") > 0 Then
                                            'Replaces existing Database objects with revised versions.
                                            DoCmd.TransferDatabase acExport, "Microsoft Access", gAPFilePath, nObjType, nObjName, nObjName
                                     End If

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Still not sure how to use the transferdatabase  to force the export of the object.
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TransferDatabase doesn't care if the object exists in the target database or not, so I'm not sure exactly what your issue is. For example, if I have a table named "tblOne" in my development database, I can transfer it to any other database using TransferDatabase, regardless of whether tblOne exists in the target or not.

In other words, your error is occurring for some reason other than what you assume. Can you pinpoint the line where it fails, and confirm the values in your various variables and recordset fields? I'm curious whether the object is named properly in you tblExportList table ...
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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39161907
What is the object type id for acReport?

'
Function GetObjectTypeConstant(strObjType As String) As Long

Dim GetObjectType As Integer
      Select Case strObjType
             Case "acForm"
                  GetObjectType = 2
             Case "acModule"
                  GetObjectType = 5
             Case "acQuery"
                  GetObjectType = 1
             Case "acTable"
                  GetObjectType = 0
             Case "acReport"
                  GetObjectType = 0
             Case Else
                   GetObjectType = -1
        End Select
        GetObjectTypeConstant = GetObjectType
End Function
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Rey Obrero earned 500 total points
ID: 39161934
Case "acReport"
                  GetObjectType = 3


--------------------------------
acDefault      -1      
acDiagram       8      Database Diagram (Microsoft Access project)
acForm              2      Form
acFunction      10      Function
acMacro              4      Macro
acModule      5      Module
acQuery              1      Query
acReport              3      Report
acServerView      7      Server View
acStoredProcedure      9      Stored Procedure (Microsoft Access project)
acTable              0      Table
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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39162339
Turns out that my code for determiner the GetObjectType  for Reports was missing from my code.

Thanks.
K
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