Dear MS Access Expert. Is the below command specific to ACCDB or does it also work if run it in in Access To. Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. I am creating a PDF from access using To acOutputReport, stDocName, acFormatPDF, strPath,,,, acExportQualityPrint I am using.

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Our new feedback system is built on GitHub Issues. Luckily there is a very simple solution to the problem that is just not so obvious. The Access data is dockd.outputto in the selected format and can be read by any application that uses the same format. What i get is a error – action OutputTo cancelled.

How satisfied are you with this response? An AcFormat constant that specifies the output format.

Tell us about your experience with our site. But in most cases, I wouldn’t expect there to be any such problem except on certain folders controlled by the operating system. A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument. While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them.

I hope this works once I create a runtime version of my the database although I am guessing that it won’t. Datum If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value.


Thursday, February 18, 8: Tuesday, September 18, 7: I use 1 form for reports combined with a table. Monday, February 23, Thursday, July 16, 5: That strongly suggests that, for some reason, Access can’t write to the specific folder path on C: Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this:.

I programmed when the review is complete, the record is saved.

access 2010, DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputReport Problem

Thanks for the solution. When i go to that location ” C: An AcOutputObjectType constant that specifies the type of object to output. This argument is ignored for Microsoft Internet Information Server. Thanks for marking this as the answer. After opening the report acoutpurteport preview view, it will stay open, albeit invisible, until you explicitly close it.

Did this solve your problem? Sorry this didn’t help.

So, here we are. Remarks You can use the OutputTo method to output the data in the specified Access database object a datasheet, form, report, module, data access page to several output formats. It requires additional functions or a form and is rather inflexible. OurputTo line, and check the value of filepath at that point. Thing now is i want to save it on the c: Read about this change in our blog post.

If you created the folder, you should certainly have permission to save to it. The type of character encoding format you want used to output the text or HTML data. If so, I could imagine that you might be running into permissions issues.


The form has a listbox with names from reports list of telephones, list of members, If you run Visual Basic code containing the OutputTo method in a library database, Microsoft Office Access searches for the object with this name, first in the library database, then in the current database.

You can unsubscribe any time. Dirk Goldgar Replied on March 8, OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd. There’s no filter clause, not a where statement you can play with. Is there somekind of bug in access for saving a report to a specific place with a specific name on a harddrive? OutputTo -Method will just export the report as it is!

If you omit this argument, Access prompts you for the output format. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.

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The default value is acExportQualityPrint. When i remove “filepath” from the end off the DoCmd OutputFile Optional Variant Docmd.putputto string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of the file you want to output the object to. Sunday, February 21, Help us improve MSDN.