Solved

change hard code path to this workbook

Posted on 2013-11-27
4
289 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
excel vba...2010

What I need:
I need to change this hard code path so this  access database will be read from any path where this workbook is opened from.
?





Dim cn As ADODB.Connection, rs As ADODB.Recordset
Dim strConnection As String, strDBName As String, strPassword As String
Dim strTime As String
   On Error GoTo DataIsCurrent_Error


strDBName = "C:\Program Files\FieldSales\FieldSalesData.mdb"


strPassword = "123QQxx0919AZAZazaz"
strConnection = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & strDBName _
            & ";Mode=ReadWrite;Persist Security Info=False" _
            & ";Jet OLEDB:Database Password=" & strPassword
Set cn = New ADODB.Connection
cn.Open strConnection
Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
0
Comment
Question by:fordraiders
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
Martin Liss earned 500 total points
ID: 39681741
strDBName = ThisWorkbook.Path & "\FieldSalesData.mdb"
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 39688439
Did that help?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Closing Comment

by:fordraiders
ID: 39691839
thanks
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 39692580
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

Marty - MVP 2009 to 2013
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This Article briefly covers methods of calculating the NPV and IRR variants in Excel as well as the limitations in calculating and interpreting IRR results. Paraphrasing Richard Shockley, author of my favourite finance reference tex…
How to get Spreadsheet Compare 2016 working with the 64 bit version of Office 2016
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question