INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

RunSavedImportExport Macro - How Can You Edit Definition?

RunSavedImportExport Macro - How Can You Edit Definition?

(OP)
I have inherited an Access database used to manipulate data from a supplier and import it into a database.
The Access database use a Macro that performs a RunSavedImportExport step followed by two ImportExportText steps.

The RunSavedImportExport step just seems to have a parameter of a definition name.
How can I view/edit the definition name?

Where is the definition stored? It just seems to be a named 'thing' but I can't find it in a folder outside of Access or as an object within Access?

Dazed and confused.

Remember.. 'Depression is just anger without enthusiasum'.

RE: RunSavedImportExport Macro - How Can You Edit Definition?

I don't understand why you would want to edit the definition name. However, the imp/exp specifications are store in two system tables: MSysIMEXSpecs and MSysIMEXColumns. The SpecID is the primary/foreign key.

I think you can edit the data if you create a query of the table(s).

Duane
Minnesota
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close