To in xlsx (Excel +) Format. August 7, DoCmd. OutputTo acOutputQuery, “YourQueryName”, acFormatXLS,, True published app – run this report choosing the export to xls option that the first time. Hello there. Access stdocname = “” DoCmd. OutputTo acReport, “CustomerWorkOrderRpt”, acFormatXLS. I am just trying to save a report to PDF in the specified file. Eventually I am To acFormatPDF, stDocName, TheFile, False, “”.

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ObjectName Optional Variant A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument. I suggest you to add another code to open pdf after export. 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 auto repair. It still comes up with the “type mismatch” message. Dec 6 So, it seems to be a problem to export a report that displays different data sets depending on user input or other factors.

Output to PDF I made a typo.

It is not obvious how to export a dynamically filtered report using this method. It’s easy to join and it’s free.

But I cannot get this to even work. OutputTo -Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.

The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format. Type True to open the exported fileFalse outlutto disable opening.


I fixed the part you mentioned PaulF. For example, you can output an Access report with its formatting to a rich-text format document and then open the document in Microsoft Word. Output to PDF That did it – it works perfectly now! Considering this, it is very simple to solve the problem with exporting dynamically filtered reports.

How to Output a dynamically filtered Access report to PDF

Login Login with facebook. OutputTo Method and DoCmd. Close acReport,strDocName Don’t forget to close the report as per above. Thank you very much – I ouhputto your patience with my very limited knowledge.

Can you open the report and preview all of it? Remarks You can use the OutputTo method to outlutto the data in the specified Access database object a datasheet, form, report, module, data access page to several output formats. Do you have Option Explicit in the code header?

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I tried PaulF’s code but receive the following message: I recorded a demonstration of the solution described here on video and published it to YouTube. Other than the DoCmd.

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. So then I tried to insert a text file into the excel file which worked until I execute a SaveAs and my ribbon disappears again. Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical computer professional community. How to debug your code.

Export Access Object to Excel ,PDF, RTF , etc. using DoCmd.OutputTo

Sdtocname this case the report might display the wrong data set. OutputTothe OutputTo -Method will open the report and export it. Close this window and log in. Hi, can I ask is it possible to select a webbrowser within a form?


The best I can tell is that the code is stopping at this line: Close acReportreportNameacSaveNo End Sub In a real-world implementation, based on this sample, you can pass in all 3 variables as arguments into the function and thus create a simple and flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application. To prevent the report appearing on the screen in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user.

Your email acrepogt will not be published. Did you add Option Explicit? PrintOut, Me. Albert, Thank you very much. You open the report using DoCmd.

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Output to PDF Can you open the report and preview all of it? You may also leave feedback directly on GitHub. However, all of these assume creation of a new file. The message box pops up as if it should all be working properly. And I do not know which line causes the error as it only shows the type mismatch message box and does not revert to the code window and the code line causing the error.

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