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    zapouk is offline Novice
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    Using FileDialog to export to Excel

    Access 2007.
    FileDialog for importing is fine - use msoFileDialogFilePicker to pick the full path of the file to import data from.

    But when exporting and trying to use FileDialog with msoFileDialogSaveAs it throws an error.



    Help says "The msoFileDialogOpen and msoFileDialogSaveAs constants are not supported in Microsoft Access."
    So how do you do it? Sure this is a common question and there's a work-around somewhere...

    Thanks.

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    Need to open file browser to select folder and set a variable that can be used in code that exports. Show code for analysis.

    Review http://www.ammara.com/access_image_f...er_dialog.html
    How to attach file: http://www.accessforums.net/showthread.php?t=70301 To provide db: copy, remove confidential data, run compact & repair, zip w/Windows Compression.

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    zapouk is offline Novice
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    Got it working now using api code here:
    http://access.mvps.org/access/api/api0001.htm

    The only way I've found to do it.

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