I need to export an Access file from Access DB  to  Excel in Format 5.0 /95.

Hi All,,

I need to export an Access file from Access DB  to  Excel in Format 5.0 /95.
This results in Exported number of records nearly 16000   while the Access file is around 34000 Records.
Due to the need for Importing this data into another Old type DB (FoxPro), the 5.0/95 is needed.

I have no problem in Exporting much larger files (>800,000Recs) from other Access files

Help Please
Issa S.Asked:
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
Can FoxPro read a CSV file?  If so, that is the way I would go.  You might be able to do that with the TransferText method, or you might need to open a text file so that you can write to it directly.
Issa S.Author Commented:
Hi   Dale,,,

This will be a huge effort but will not an issue after passing the interim period of Parallel Run as we are in the middle of migrating to the New Access system.
Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
Excel 95 can only hold 16,384 rows per worksheet, so export in chunks lesser than this number.

/gustav
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GEOFSCommented:
I'm a bit confused by the numbers of records in your initial description, as well as the need to use Excel as the export target.  Also, if you're moving the data to another Access system, what is the purpose of the FoxPro DBF?

In any case, FoxPro can indeed import records from a CSV, so if you can export your Access to that format you won't need Excel to get it into the FoxPro file.
Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
Don't know much about FoxPro except that it loves DBF files, so if you have a newer Access version, it can export directly to DBF files in format III, IV, and V.
That would be much simpler than CSV files or three pieces of XLS files, as data formats are preserved.

/gustav

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