Solved

Access Run in "Batch"

Posted on 2014-03-20
1
416 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-20
This may be related to question Q_28392369.

We have a Windows XP scheduled task that runs nightly; it kicks off a bat file that in turn calls other bat files. One of the bat files is shown in the attached image batb.jpg.

As can be seen, batb kicks off an Access Macro; that macro is shown in Macro.jpg. I can capture any of the steps in the macro & provide them if necessary.

Until recently, the other version of this Macro had run for years every night; I had to make a new version because of other issues

Now it does not correctly run overnight.

If I run batb from the command line, it works. However, it does ask me if I want to update a table; I think it asks several variations. The first few steps in the Macro relate to updating a table; the rest extract data from the database into csv files.

I'm guessing, based on the referenced question, that I should turn off action messages in the Macro AND the queries. Is that correct?

How do I do that? Note, this is Access version 2003.

Thanks!
batb.jpg
macro.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:Richard Korts
1 Comment
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
als315 earned 500 total points
ID: 39943199
You can remove warnings with SetWarnings No in the beginning of your macro:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/setwarnings-macro-action-HA001226301.aspx
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

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

As tax season makes its return, so does the increase in cyber crime and tax refund phishing that comes with it
This article describes a method of delivering Word templates for use in merging Access data to Word documents, that requires no computer knowledge on the part of the recipient -- the templates are saved in table fields, and are extracted and install…
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
Learn how to number pages in an Access report over each group. Activate two pass printing by referencing the pages property: Add code to the Page Footers OnFormat event to capture the pages as there occur for each group. Use the pages property to …

726 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