Access - Macro to export query

I have created a macro to export a query into an excel file, but keep getting the error 'Could not find database'

The following are requested fields and my entries:

Transfer Type: Export
Database Type: MS Access
Database Name: City Names
Object Type: Query
Source: City Names Database
Destination: C:\Temp\Exports
Structure Only: No

The database name, Source, is 'City Names Database.' I receive an error message that this could not be found. I have tried the Source with and without the C: file path listed above.

If I leave Source blank I get the error message 'Invalid Argument.'

Your suggestions are appreciated.

Thank you.
exp vgAsked:
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
What is the parent command here:
Tranferspeashee?
OutputTo?

Not sure what the difference between :
Database Name: City Names
..and:
Source: City Names Database
...is

Which one is the "Database" it cannot find?
In either event, check your spelling carefully...

Not sure if the path and full name is needed:
    c:\YourFolder\YourDatabase.accdb

Finally consider using code rather than macros, ...then this is easy:
DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet acExport, , "YourQueryName", "C:\YourFoler\YourName.xls"

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Lets see if another expert has your answer directly...
Eric ShermanAccountant/DeveloperCommented:
Which version of Access??  This worked for me ... Access 2013.

Macro1
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exp vgAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone - my gut is telling me I am not formatting the Source name correctly.

It is Access 2013.

I did not have the db extension '.accdb' and added this - still no luck
 
I also tried to add [ ] around the database name 'City Names.'  So, the result is: C:\Temp\[City Names].accdb

Thank you.
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Eric ShermanAccountant/DeveloperCommented:
Can you upload a sample db???

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exp vgAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone - I made this much harder than needed.

I was using Import/Export Data, but I needed to use Import/Export Spreadsheet

I do thank everyone fort the VBA suggestion, just not quite there yet - but headed in that direction.

Where I got caught was I thought I needed to use Import/Export Data to specify a query, but Import/Export Spreadsheet reads the queries as a table (this macro only asks for a table - so this was my area of clarification needed).

Got it to work.
exp vgAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
Eric ShermanAccountant/DeveloperCommented:
Glad to help and thanks for the points.

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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
lol

that's why I asked what the Parent command was...
I was not recognizing any of those arguments...

Glad we could help
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