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How do I dynamically create make-table queries

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RE: Access 2003

I have linked to a SQL Server database and have the tablenames from
this database in a local lookup table called "tblSQLServerTables".

When looping through this lookup table in a recordset, how do I
dynamically create (via VBA) a make table query for each of the
tablenames in tblSQLServerTables?

When a make table query runs, there's the prompt to "insert x number
of rows into a new table?". Will "Set Warnings = false" eliminate
that message from appearing?


May 8 '07 #1
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Not completely clear on your scenario, but here is the scenario my
example is based on:

You have an mdb file. The mdb has some ODBC linked tables from a sql
server. To create a table on the fly with Access sql you can do
something like this:

Sub CreateNewTableOnTheFly()
DoCmd.RunSql "Select * Into localTbl From ServerTbl Where LastName Like
End Sub

And to remove warning messages you can do this:

Sub CreateNewTableOnTheFly()
DoCmd.SetWarnings False '--turn off warnings here

DoCmd.RunSql "Select * Into localTable From ServerTbl Where LastName
Like 'P*'"

DoCmd.SetWarnings True '--turn warnings back on
End Sub

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