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Importing Excel into Access 2016

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Last Modified: 2017-12-03
I'm using a macro in Access 2016 to import an excel file.  The user inputs the filename into a text box on a form and I need to pass that name to the field name the ImportExportSpreadsheet step in the macro.  It seems no matter how I format the name of the form/field it doesn't work.  I've tried [forms]![formname]![filename] but the macro says it can't find the file and generates a 2950 error.
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