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File name automatically changing in error when exporting from Access to Excel

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Hello! I am receiving an error when exporting from Access to Excel. The query name is automatically being changed from the Access query name written in the docommand code to a string of letters and numbers in the file save location. The file won't save in Excel due to this. Any assistance is greatly appreciated!
Feb 8 '19 #1
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And how does your 'DoCmd' look like?

Or, otherwayz formulated:
This will always product a file named d:\temp\tabel1.xlsx, unless it already exists:
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  1. Function Macro1()
  2. On Error GoTo Macro1_Err
  3.     DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputTable, "Tabel1", "ExcelWorkbook(*.xlsx)", "d:\temp\tabel1.xlsx", False, "", , acExportQualityPrint
  4.  
  5. Macro1_Exit:
  6.     Exit Function
  7.  
  8. Macro1_Err:
  9.     MsgBox Error$
  10.     Resume Macro1_Exit
  11.  
  12. End Function
  13.  
Feb 9 '19 #2

twinnyfo
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P: 3,284
TaraC610,

Welcome to Bytes!

Yes, please post the code you are using and we can try to troubleshoot with yo.
Feb 10 '19 #3

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