excel vba to open a new access file


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 = .....

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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

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RayneAuthor Commented:
thank you
Excel amusantCommented:
You welcome
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