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Inserting data into a different Access database using IN with variable path...?

Inserting data into a different Access database using IN with variable path...?

Inserting data into a different Access database using IN with variable path...?

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I have a database that I'm using to extract/generate data that includes a whole bunch of tables, queries, VBA, etc and the output of this is a set of data that will be used by a customer. The data that is extracted has to be in a separate database so that it only contains the data and nothing else.

I can do this OK using:

CODE --> SQL

INSERT INTO table_name IN 'C:\some_path\other_database.accdb'... 

That's all well and good, but it hard codes the path of the other database, so I was wondering if it's in any way possible to use some kind of variable to hold the actual path of the database? So something like:

CODE --> SQL

INSERT INTO table_name IN db_path & '\other_database.accdb'... 

I've had a poke around and the feeling I have is that it's not possible...which isn't the end of the world, I was just interested to see if it was possible or not.

Thanks...

RE: Inserting data into a different Access database using IN with variable path...?

Can you do it in VBA in code?

Something like:

CODE

Dim strSQL As String
Dim strDB As String

strDB = "C:\some_path\other_database.accdb"

strSQL = "INSERT INTO table_name IN '" & strDB & "'"

Execute strSQL 'DoCmd.Execute strSQL ? maybe 

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