Change the extension on a .csv file created in Access VBA....
Here's my issue, I'm creating a .csv text file using DocmdTransferText, problem is my target application needs it's csv files to have the extension .FAC and it's very fussy about that. I've tried altering the target output file to a .FAC one but get a 'Object is read only or cannot be written to' error, or exporting with the extension .FAC, but access doesn't seem to support a .FAC extension when using TransferText.
So I thought, why not add some code to the end of the sub that says once my .csv file has been created in C:\\My Dcouments, then select that file, say test.csv and rename it as test.FAC
Does anybody have an access vba code snippet that can do this
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Here's my first Access VBA question:
I have three types of files under certain directories ie. *.log, *.csv and *.txt
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I'm just learning vba, so
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