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Copy an access database and all objects in it

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Hi,

I am trying to find a way to copy an access database and all the objects in it.
I need to make a copy of an existing database and modify some tables for each Fiscal Year. The whole manual process invlolves 10-12 steps. I am trying to automate this process and for that the first thing I need is a fresh copy of the current database, which I am not sure how to create one using a VBA code.

Please help.

Thanks
Jul 25 '08 #1
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Hi. I don't know of a way to create a copy of the DB using VBA. I don't see the need to try to automate in code this one-off process when there are existing ways to create backup copies.

You don't mention the version you are using. In Access 2003, select Tools, Database Utilities, Back-Up Database to create an exact back up copy of the current database.

-Stewart
Jul 26 '08 #2

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