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    MFriend is offline Novice
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    Question Need help editing an action or macro


    Hi Folks:

    I have a question about editing an action (macro?) from a project that was developed years ago.
    The action is set to export a .csv file when the form is closed to a .csv file on the "R" drive.

    The problem is that now it needs to export the .csv to the "D" drive and I can't figure out how to change the destination from R to D.

    I have attached a copy of the accdb file in a zip file. Any help is appreciated.... It's been many years since I've worked with Access' actions/macros.

    The error:
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    The Action:

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    The Button the Action (macro?) is on:
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    Micron is online now Virtually Inert Person
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    Lot's of Google results about editing import specification. You could try them or the easiest might be to recreate the import. Here's just one.
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Fo...orum=accessdev

    If this happened because file(s) got moved there's not much you can do to prevent it. If the problem is because a user has the exact same folder mapping but their drive letter is different, then it's better to use UNC paths where possible, instead of drive volume labels (e.g. D, E, F and so on).
    - "doesn't work" doesn't help. Implement changes in copies of your database.
    Iím telling everyone it's good to eat dried grapes. Itís all about raisin awareness.

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    MFriend is offline Novice
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    Hi Micron:

    The action or macro is exporting the data from one of the tables to a .csv file and saving it to the "R" drive on our older tablets. We can no longer use the "R" drive and need the action/macro changed so it will save to the D drive instead. I just can figure out how to do it.

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