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query result open in Excel - MS Access

Posted on 2013-05-16
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Dear Experts,
Can you please give me some idea to open a query result in Excel format from my access form - on a button click?
Thanks in advance
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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try something like this


private sub Btn_click()

docmd.transferspreadsheet acexport,, "queryName", "C:\folderName\ExcelTest.xls",true


end sub
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by:gtmathewDallas
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Yes it is helpful but is there any way to open the data in excel other than saving?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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yes, but you need to use recordset of the query.
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by:gtmathewDallas
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Ok, can you please show me one example with one or two fields? I have 25 fields there in the query result.
Thanks,
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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dim xlObj as object, Sheet as object
dim rs as dao.recordset, iCol as integer

    Set xlObj = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
    xlObj.Workbooks.Add
    xlObj.Visible = True
    Set rs = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("QueryName")
    Set Sheet = xlObj.activeworkbook.workSheets("Sheet1")
        For iCol = 0 To rs.Fields.Count - 1
            Sheet.cells(1, iCol + 1).Value = rs.Fields(iCol).Name
        Next
    Sheet.Range("A2").CopyFromRecordset rs  'copy the data
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by:gtmathewDallas
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but it will not open the excel sheet right?
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by:gtmathewDallas
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Sorry - Yes It is :) Thanks a lot..
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