This Access tutorial explains how to use To Method to export different objects to specific file types, for example, export Query to xlsx. acOutputReport, 3, Report. acOutputServerView, 7, Server View. Microsoft Access allows us to export access object like table, query,etc to other formats like Excel, PDF, RTF, etc. Using “To” To. Other than the port-Method, the To-Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.

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If you leave this argument blank, Access prompts you for an output file name. In terms of exporting Query to XLSX, Transferspreadsheet is quicker and the file size is smaller because it does not contain any Query formatting, and error handling is different as well.

DoCmd.OutputTo method (Access)

When I try that, it shows the dialog “Now outputting page x of y”, but fails at the end with docmd.lutputto error You might try manually creating a file with that name in that folder path, to make sure that you can. Create different reports with the criteria built in Create a parameter query referencing form fields or global functions as record source for the report.

The type of character encoding format you want used to output the text or HTML data. Try setting a breakpoint in acoutpuhreport code, on the DoCms. Datum If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value. You have omitted some of your code — like where is the end of the ‘For Each’ and ‘Do. Dim rs As DAO.


MoveNext Loop Next Debug. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd. My code just somehow worked perfectly before I began trying to automate these reports. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

Im dont know how that breakpoint inserting works Is there somekind of bug in access for saving a report to a specific place with a specific name on a harddrive?

In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Fields Do While Not rs. If that really is your code, I don’t think Filename gets a valid value. I have an excel template with a custom ribbon with buttons for preset sorts and filters.

To method (Access) | Microsoft Docs

OurputTo line, and check the value of filepath at that point. OutputTo Method acoutpputreport DoCmd. This argument is ignored for Microsoft Internet Information Server. To prevent acojtputreport report appearing on the screen in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user.

A string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of the file you want to output the object to.


Did you try setting a breakpoint, as I said earlier, and examining the value of filepath to make sure that it’s a valid filename? Some Access formats cannot be perfectly supported, and an error pops up when users try to open the exported workbook, and users have to save the file as a new one for docmd.ouyputto repair.

If so, I could imagine that you might be running into permissions issues. I recorded a demonstration of the solution described here on video and published it to YouTube. You can unsubscribe any time. Can anyone help me pls!!! Refer to my previous post http: Am I right in thinking that “C: OpenReportthe report will become visible but it will not socmd.outputto the data and will it still use the original criteria for filtering the data.

Your email address will not be published. Are you running Access as some other user? Acoutpufreport all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: Jan, I have just updated another thread to include information how to export to excel template, see below http: