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Check a Table exists before deleting it

Posted on 2014-10-24
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Dear Experts,

Courtesy of EE Access, I have a piece of code which should check to see if an access table exists, if it does then it deletes it.

Unfortunately I keep getting an error - User defined type not defined (it highlights the line ... Dim td As DAO.TableDef)

The code is below, can anybody help?

Private Function UpdateTables_Click()
DoCmd.OpenForm "Refreshing"
DoCmd.SetWarnings False
'Test for tables
Dim td As DAO.TableDef
On Error Resume Next
Set td = CurrentDb.TableDefs("Dbo_AppointmentsView")
If Err = 0 Then DoCmd.DeleteObject acTable, "Dbo_AppointmentsView"
Else
Err.Clear
End If
Set td = CurrentDb.TableDefs("dbo_AssignmentFeeAllocationsView")
If Err = 0 Then DoCmd.DeleteObject acTable, "dbo_AssignmentFeeAllocationsView"
Else
Err.Clear
End If

'next table etc etc 

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Question by:correlate
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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In the VBA editor window, go to tools, references.

Scroll down the list and find "Microsoft DAO 3.60 Object Library"  and check it.

Click OK and you will be set.

Jim.
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by:correlate
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Perfect thank you very much
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