The transferText command seems to need a file that simply has a .txt extension. The Connection string use in Configuration file that is.
This is where you might use IISAM (Installable ISAM). Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? Steele, Jul 25, 2003 #2 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? You have characters left.
Any help you can provide would be wonderful! Abarbarian posted Jan 31, 2017 at 12:39 PM WCG Stats Tuesday 31 January 2017 WCG Stats posted Jan 31, 2017 at 9:35 AM DAT file marcmarc posted Jan 31, 2017 at I've included the "temp" so that you delete a copy (and not the original) if the extension is already .txt: Dim strInputFileName As String Dim strExt As String Dim strFileTemp As Your cache administrator is webmaster.
Connect with top rated Experts 30 Experts available now in Live! Latest Forum Threads MS Access Forum Topic By Replies Updated Help With Microsoft Access kasy 0 September 4th, 07:35 PM Linked table not sorting or filtering - ODBC error Java 1 Thanks a million! 0 LVL 45 Overall: Level 45 Visual Basic Classic 25 MS Access 20 Message Active today Expert Comment by:aikimark ID: 382505392012-08-02 FileCopy strDATFilename, strFilename DoCmd.TransferText acImportFixed, "Import", If you save the specification, it's actually stored in two system tables (which are normally hidden), MSysIMEXSpecs and MSysIMEXColumns.
Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. While it's not difficult to rewrite the code so that it will work with file names like that, I didn't want to introduce that complexity. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. I have been tasked with importing data within a massive excel spreadsheet into access.
PC Review Home Newsgroups > Microsoft Access > Microsoft Access External Data > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles If you click on the Advanced button (bottom left hand corner of wizard), you get the option to refine the definition, and even to save the specification in the database (see I would like to automate this as much as possible. It may seem counterintuitive to add an extension to the DisabledExtensions value when you want to enable use of that extension.
Regards, Saravanan.P ‹ Previous Thread|Next Thread › This site is managed for Microsoft by Neudesic, LLC. | © 2017 Microsoft. Click the "OK" button. a .xls file has a few rows of totals at the top so I need the importing to start at row A7 instead of A1.is there a way to control where Steele Guest It is, but not directly, as Access doesn't recognize the .dat extension as valid.
Using IISAM While the technique outlined above works with Access, there are times you might want to go beyond those capabilities. Note that every database you want to use in OOo will need to have its own ODBC Data Source defined here. If you find instances that need updating, let us know by sending a note to [email protected]
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But if I import the same file into MS Access 2010 I get an extra blank record. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... It copies the file to a new name ending in _temp.txt. RE: Linking .DAT files RGarcia87 (TechnicalUser) (OP) 24 Feb 04 10:20 I don't want to have to rename it.
The following code will make a copy of File.xyz from folder E:\Folder to folder C:\Data, renaming the file to File.txt at the same time: FileCopy "E:\Folder\File.xyz", "C:\Data\File.txt" If that's not possible, so here is my problem. Most desktop database systems (Jet, dBase, Paradox) are, in some sense of the term, ISAM systems. Importing excel spreadsheets while retaining formula functionality.