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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Access – “Save as PDF” from VBA / automation

Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: When i change it to “D: When i remove “filepath” from the end off the DoCmd If so, I could imagine that you might be running into permissions issues. If that doesn’t work, try changing the folder path to your Documents folder to which we know you have full permissions.

ObjectName Optional Variant A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected dockd.outputto the ObjectType argument. While all these approaches work, I would rather not recommend to use any of them.


Thing now is i want to save it on the c: Im dont know how that breakpoint inserting works The following works for me: There’s no filter clause, not a where statement you can play with. The following code example outputs the Employees table in rich-text format.

OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd. If that works, then it has something to do with the folder path. Matching the above order:.

PDF output command has a problem, though; it can’t provide filtering by itself. If you leave this argument blank, the default False is assumed. 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? It requires to create multiple very similar objects reports.

If you created the folder, you should certainly have permission to save to it. Sign in to vote. However, if the report you want to export is open already in preview acViewPreview docmd.outputtp you invoke OutputTothe DoCmd. You might try manually creating a file with that name in that folder path, to make sure that you can.

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Proposed as answer by AccessGuru Wednesday, July 9, 9: This thread is locked. Proposed as answer by Gio Grasshopper Sunday, December 27, That strongly suggests that, for some reason, Access can’t write to the specific folder path on C: When i remove “filepath” at the end of the DoCmd.


In reply to Dirk Goldgar’s post on March 3, You open the report using DoCmd. Thanks for marking this as the answer. There are no open issues.

Date, “yyyy” ‘State the filename. If you leave this argument blank, Access prompts you for an output file name. The type of character encoding format docmmd.outputto want used to output the text or HTML data. There are some folders that are protected, because they belong to either another user or to the operating system, and you would not normally have permission to write to them unless dlcmd.outputto application was running as an administrator.