concatenating a prefix to the name of a worksheet in VBA

Experts,

I am creating a spreadsheet for each operator from a table called "EMP".  I would like to prefix each tab with "EMP_".  The code below currently loops through and creates the tab.  

Can someone tell me how to concatenate the "EMP_" to name of each tab in the code below.


DoCmd.DeleteObject acTable, "DISTINCT_EMPS"
   Db.Execute "SELECT DISTINCT SALV_OPERATOR  INTO DISTINCT_EMPS FROM EMP"



   Set rs = Db.OpenRecordset("SELECT [DISTINCT_EMPS].SALV_OPERATOR FROM [DISTINCT_EMPS] GROUP BY [DISTINCT_EMPS].SALV_OPERATOR;", dbOpenSnapshot, dbReadOnly)
   rs.MoveFirst
   Do Until rs.EOF
      'DoCmd.DeleteObject acQuery, rs!SALV_OPERATOR
      Db.CreateQueryDef rs!SALV_OPERATOR, "SELECT [EMP].* FROM [EMP] WHERE ((([EMP].SALV_OPERATOR)='" & rs!SALV_OPERATOR & "'));"
      DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, rs!SALV_OPERATOR, strOutputFileExcel
   rs.MoveNext
   Loop
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAsked:
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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
Change

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, rs!SALV_OPERATOR, strOutputFileExcel

to

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, rs!SALV_OPERATOR, "EMP_" & strOutputFileExcel
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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
Alternatively:

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, rs!SALV_OPERATOR, strOutputFileExcel,,"EMP_" & strOutputFileExcel

which really shouldn't work, but according to http://accessblog.net/2006/07/export-to-excel-range.html it does.
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moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
Is it possible for you to give me the syntax to delete the above query also.  Currently i have this

  Set rs = Db.OpenRecordset("SELECT [DISTINCT_EMPS].SALV_OPERATOR FROM [DISTINCT_EMPS] GROUP BY [DISTINCT_EMPS].SALV_OPERATOR;", dbOpenSnapshot, dbReadOnly)
   rs.MoveFirst
   Do Until rs.EOF
      DoCmd.DeleteObject acQuery, rs!SALV_OPERATOR
    rs.MoveNext
  Loop
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Phillip BurtonDirector, Practice Manager and Computing ConsultantCommented:
Seems OK. The only thing you should do is put a

ON ERROR RESUME NEXT

command before it, in case the query doesn't exist.

You may also want to use

DoCmd.SetWarnings False

at the beginning, and

DoCmd.SetWarnings True

to get rid of the dialog boxes.
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