Macro to export to excel and NOT keep formatting?
I have a query that I need to export to Excel. If I do it through the Export on the menu, I have the option to leave the box "Keep formatting" unchecked.this works perfect. However, I want to create a macro to put on a button (since I don't let the users have the menu) but whenever I run the macro, the file in Excel is formatted. How do I get the macro (or vba code through docmd.outputto) to NOT format the Excel file?
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I am currently working on a project that involves running a macro off access to export an excel file with the appropriate queries. So far I have been successful in doing that. The next step is where I am stuck, well a couple of things.
1. Is there a way to automatically open your exported excel file after running your macro off access?
2. After the export is complete all of the data is arranged how I want on 2 worksheets. However, I need a way to enable a macro to automatically format the information (which I have created, but don't know how/where to save it appropriately).
But the thing is, since the database is being constantly updated, and I need to export information from that database several times a day, and the formatting macro needs to be applied everytime I export this file (which isn't a problem if I was the only user).
Also, other people are exporting the same information but without the formatting because they don't have the right formatting macro that I have created.
Is there a way to integrate the formatting macro I have created to this specific file forevery user that tries to export this same file?
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End-users occasionally find it easier to work with Microsoft Excel or Word than Access if they need to perform calculations or add formatting. They may receive the data in raw format; however, once it is organized in Microsoft Access, they may need to perform additional data analysis in Excel or insert formatting available in Word.
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