Access VBA, Import Excel Worksheet to Blank Table
In this article I will explain how you can import values from an excel worksheet to a new blank table in Access using VBA.
The values are imported using the DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet Method:
TransferType: The type of transfer going to be performed. In this example it is acImport.
SpreedSheetType: The worksheet type. For more information please see the link below:
TableName: The name of the table the values will be imported to. If the table does not exist it will be created.
FileName: The full path of the excel file. In this example it is assumed the excel file is located in the path “D:StuffBusinessTempWorksheet to access table.xlsm”
HasFieldNames: If this value is set to true, the top row of the selected range will be chosen as the field names.
Range: A valid string value that represents a range in the excel worksheet
For more information about the DoCmd.TransferSpreadsheet command please see the link below:
We want to export these values to the access database. We want the first row to become the field names of the table. The data will imported to to a new table with the name “MyTable1”:
Note: If the range was in a different sheet (for example sheet2) you could have used the following string expression:
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