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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The default value is acExportQualityPrint.

OutputFile Optional Variant A string expression that’s the full name, stdlcname the path, of the file you want to output the object to. A string expression that’s the valid name of an object of the type selected by the ObjectType argument.

I am just trying to save a report to PDF in the specified file.

In this case the report might display the wrong data set. Try using this DoCmd.

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However, all of these assume creation of a new file. Jan, I have just updated another thread to include information how to export to excel template, see below http: The default value is acExportQualityPrint. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this:. Create different reports with the criteria built in Create a parameter query referencing form fields or global functions as record source for the report.

The type of character encoding format you want used to output the text or HTML data. Remarks You can use the OutputTo method to output the data in the specified Access database object a datasheet, stdkcname, report, module, data access page to several output formats.


There is stdocnsme aspect of using this very convenient method that I frequently see people struggle with. DeleteObject acTable, “tblTableListing” db.

You can unsubscribe any time. OutputTo -Method will just export the report as it is! The Access data is output in outpytto selected format and can be read by any application that uses the same format. If you want to output the active object, specify the object’s type for the ObjectType argument and leave this argument blank.

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If you leave this argument blank, Access outputs the data by using the Windows default encoding for text files and the default system encoding for HTML files. TransferSpreadSheet Method to export different objects to specific file types, for example, export Query to xlsx. Stdovname your peers on the Internet’s largest technical computer professional community. I cannot figure out why I get a Type Mismatch error message when I try it.

If you omit this argument, Access prompts you for the output format. If the report you are exporting is closed when you invoke DoCmd. Eventually I am going to want it to take textbox values from the report as the name of the PDF when it is saved.

The data is covered by the EU-U. I tried PaulF’s code but receive the following message: Try unscramble your docmdd like: Close acReportreportNameacSaveNo End Sub In a real-world implementation, based on this sample, you can pass in all 3 variables dofmd arguments into the function and sgdocname create a simple and flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application.


There are no open issues. It still comes up with the “type mismatch” message. It requires to create multiple very similar objects reports. A string expression that’s the full name, including the path, of the file you want to output the object to. I made a typo.

Which line causes the error? I have no outptto where it is going. End Select Case 1 and Case 2 work properly, that is the report is constrained to the Round and WtClass chosen in ListRound and ListWeightClasses Case 3 is intended to send the same information to a pdf file, but I don’t know where to put in the stCrit.

The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Login Login with facebook. Use False 0 if you don’t want to start the application.

I even placed a msg box at the end to pop up when the code is finished. If you leave this argument blank, the default False is assumed.

Thanks again for helping. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered stdocnam to PDF could look acrepprt this: 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.

DoCmd.OutputTo method (Access)

For example something like: Read about this change in our blog post. Exactly what I was looking for. AlbertKallal View Member Profile.