excel vba to open a new access file

Hello,


I was wondering how i can do this in vba....i want a button in excel that opens a new instance of access and set a object reference to that newly opened DB like this
set myNewDB = .....

thanks
RayneAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
Dim db As DAO.Database, accFilePath As String

accFilePath = "c:\folder\myAccess.accdb"

set db=opendatabase(accFilePath)



'what do you want do after that?
Excel amusantCommented:
Please try this.

Sub test2()


Dim strPath As String

Dim db As Object
Application.DisplayAlerts = False

strPath = "C:\USERS\yourname\mydatabase"
Set db = CreateObject("Access.Application")
Call db.NewCurrentDatabase(strPath)
db.Application.Visible = True
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
End Sub

Open in new window

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
RayneAuthor Commented:
thank you
Excel amusantCommented:
You welcome
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Access

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.