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Access VBA - Error when exporting to Excel

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I am getting the following error when running the code below to export data. It happens at the line "  Worksheet.Range("A2").CopyFromRecordset CRecordset"
The spreadsheet is still created though Book1.xlsx

Public Function ExcelExportAndFormat(ByVal CRecordset As DAO.Recordset, ByVal CSheetName As String) As Object

  On Error GoTo Error_Handler

  Dim Excel As Object ' Excel.Application
  Dim Workbook As Object ' Excel.Workbook
  Dim Worksheet As Object ' Excel.Worksheet
  Dim Count As Long
  Set ExcelExportAndFormat = Nothing
  Set Excel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

  Set Workbook = Excel.Workbooks.Add
  Set Worksheet = Workbook.Sheets(1)
  Worksheet.Name = CSheetName
  For Count = 0 To CRecordset.Fields.Count - 1
    Worksheet.Range("A1").Offset(, Count).Value = CStr(CRecordset.Fields(Count).Name)
  Next Count
  '//NOTE: The following line is highly important to stop green error messages
  Excel.Application.ErrorCheckingOptions.NumberAsText = False '// stop number store as text error
  Worksheet.Range("A2").CopyFromRecordset CRecordset
  Worksheet.Rows(1).Font.Bold = True
  Excel.ActiveWindow.FreezePanes = True

  If blnExcelValidationsTable = True Then
      Excel.Cells.RowHeight = 15
      Excel.Columns("A:A").ColumnWidth = 3.89
      Excel.Columns("B:B").ColumnWidth = 74.89
      Excel.Columns("C:C").ColumnWidth = 74.89
      Excel.Columns("D:D").ColumnWidth = 27.89
      Excel.Columns("E:E").ColumnWidth = 69.89
      Excel.ActiveWindow.DisplayGridlines = True
      Excel.ActiveWindow.DisplayGridlines = False
      Excel.Rows("1:1").RowHeight = 21.6
  End If
  '// take care of green "numbers stored as text" error [This did not work!]
  ''Dim c As Variant
  ''Dim sUsedRange As String: sUsedRange = Worksheet.UsedRange.Address
  'MsgBox sUsedRange
  ''Worksheet.Activate 'Without this the next few lines don't work..
  ''For Each c In Worksheet.UsedRange.Cells
      ''c.Errors(xlNumberAsText).Ignore = True
    ''For Each c In Excel.ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Cells
       ''c.Errors(xlNumberAsText).Ignore = True

  Set ExcelExportAndFormat = Worksheet
  Excel.Visible = True
  Set Worksheet = Nothing
  Set Workbook = Nothing
  Set Excel = Nothing
    On Error Resume Next
    Excel.Visible = True
    If Not Worksheet Is Nothing Then Set Worksheet = Nothing
    If Not Workbook Is Nothing Then Set Workbook = Nothing
    If Not Excel Is Nothing Then Set Excel = Nothing
    Exit Function

      MsgBox "The following error has occured" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & _
                 "Error Number: " & Err.Number & vbCrLf & _
                 "Error Source: ExcelExportOnly" & vbCrLf & _
                 "Error Description: " & Err.Description & _
                 Switch(Erl = 0, "", Erl <> 0, vbCrLf & "Line No: " & Erl) _
                 , vbOKOnly + vbCritical, "An Error has Occured!"
Resume Error_Handler_Exit

End Function

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