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    bdaniel is offline Advanced Beginner
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    VBA to Import Excel Worksheet

    Have been using the saved imports in access to import excel data into access tables. Like the way it works except for the difficulty when you have to move the program from one directory to another, means have to redo all of the saved imports to reference the new location. Very time consuming.

    Is there VBA code that will perform the same action as the access saved imports? That way, just have to change the location in the code instead of redoing the saved import.

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    NTC is offline VIP
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    when in vba - use the Help to look up the TransferSpreadsheet method. I think you will find this to be a solution.

    hope this helps.

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    NoellaG is offline Expert
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    Hi,

    if you need a flexible location picker to get the path , filename of the file you want to import:
    ================================================== =====
    Public Function getLoc(strDefaultLoc As String, fFile As Boolean, fFolder As Boolean, intFormat As ImportFormat) As String
    On Error GoTo Err_getLoc

    Dim fdo As FileDialog
    Dim strLocation As String

    If fFile Then
    Set fdo = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen)
    With fdo
    .Title = "File location"
    .ButtonName = "Select file location"
    .InitialView = msoFileDialogViewDetails
    If Len(strDefaultLoc) > 0 Then .InitialFileName = strDefaultLoc
    .Filters.Clear
    Select Case intFormat
    Case ImportFormat.FlatFile
    .Filters.Add "Text File", "*.txt"
    Case ImportFormat.Excel
    .Filters.Add "Excel 2007", "*.xlsx"
    .Filters.Add "Excel 97-2003", "*.xls"
    Case ImportFormat.XML
    .Filters.Add "XML File", "*.xml"
    Case ImportFormat.Access
    .Filters.Add "Access 2007", "*.accdb"
    .Filters.Add "Access 97-2003", "*.mdb"
    End Select
    If .Show = -1 Then
    strLocation = CStr(fdo.SelectedItems.Item(1))
    Else
    strLocation = ""
    End If
    End With
    End If

    If fFolder Then
    Set fdo = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFolderPicker)
    With fdo
    .Title = "Folder location"
    .ButtonName = "Select folder"
    .InitialView = msoFileDialogViewDetails
    If Len(strDefaultLoc) > 0 Then .InitialFileName = strDefaultLoc
    If .Show = -1 Then
    strLocation = CStr(fdo.SelectedItems.Item(1))
    Else
    strLocation = ""
    End If
    End With
    If Right(strLocation, 1) <> "\" Then strLocation = strLocation & "\"
    End If
    getLoc = strLocation

    Exit_getLoc:
    Exit Function

    Err_getLoc:
    getLoc = "#ERROR#"
    Debug.Print Err.Number & ": " & Err.Description
    Resume Exit_getLoc

    End Function

    ===============================================
    greetings
    NG

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