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VBA Check if table exists

VBA Check if table exists

VBA Check if table exists

Hi, I do have a temporary table that is automatically deleted on application exit. However there are instances where I have to kill the app of course the temporary table will not be deleted. I can error trap when table exists to replace or delete temporary table however my problem is how to check if table exists at start up and delete it using vba function. Any suggestion would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance :)

RE: VBA Check if table exists

for starters


if not isnull(dlookup("Name"  ,"MSysObjects","type in(1,6) and Name='Tablename'" )) then msgbox "Table Exist" 

RE: VBA Check if table exists

You can use this function. Put in a standard module.

CODE -->

Function TableExists(strTableName As String) As Boolean
On Error Resume Next
TableExists = IsObject(CurrentDb.TableDefs(strTableName))
End Function 

Then to call it

CODE -->

If TableExists("YourTableName") = True Then 

RE: VBA Check if table exists

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RE: VBA Check if table exists

Muchas Gracias!

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