?
Solved

Why Excel file import not working

Posted on 2015-01-31
6
Medium Priority
?
140 Views
Last Modified: 2015-04-01
With Access 2013 I'm using this code to try to import an Excel file into a table but it isn't working.  Nothing happens.

        DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acImport, 10, "tblTempCatalogImport", Me.txtFileName, True


Note:  I have also tried:      
 
        'DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acImport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, "tblTempCatalogImport", Me.txtFileName, True
       
        'DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acImport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel12, "tblTempCatalogImport", Me.txtFileName, True


????
0
Comment
Question by:SteveL13
[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
6 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Dale Fye
ID: 40581508
What is the format of the Excel file?

.xls
.xlsx
.xlsm
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Wilder1626
ID: 40581509
Can you try like:

DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputTable, “tblTempCatalogImport”, acFormatXLS, , True
0
 

Author Comment

by:SteveL13
ID: 40581514
Format is XLS
0
Get your Disaster Recovery as a Service basics

Disaster Recovery as a Service is one go-to solution that revolutionizes DR planning. Implementing DRaaS could be an efficient process, easily accessible to non-DR experts. Learn about monitoring, testing, executing failovers and failbacks to ensure a "healthy" DR environment.

 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
ID: 40581516
try without the constant


DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acImport, , "tblTempCatalogImport", Me.txtFileName, True
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:Patrick Matthews
ID: 40581535
Do you get an error?  If so, what is the error description?
0
 

Author Comment

by:SteveL13
ID: 40581542
I'm not sure why but this ended up working when it didn't before:

DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acImport, acSpreadsheetTypeExcel9, "tblTempCatalogImport", Me.txtFileName, True
0

Featured Post

Nothing ever in the clear!

This technical paper will help you implement VMware’s VM encryption as well as implement Veeam encryption which together will achieve the nothing ever in the clear goal. If a bad guy steals VMs, backups or traffic they get nothing.

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
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…

649 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