Access MVP (2010-2015)



Recently, I saw a post regarding moving a Query (SQL) to VBA. I remember I saw something somewhere that automated this task but could not remember where. Well, after a little surfing of my favorite sites I found it… Copy SQL statement from query to VBA by Allen Browne. And, because I couldn’t leave well […]


Check if File is there

If Dir("put full filepath and filename here") = "" Then Msgbox "The file was not created." End If


Check if File exists

Sometimes you need to see if a file is in a directory for one reason or another…

Will delete the file if it exists

If FileExists(C:\Folder\Subfolder\YourDatabaseName.accdb) Then Kill "C:\Folder\Subfolder\YourDatabaseName.accdb" Else Msgbox "Nothing to do!" End if

Will rename the file if it exists

If FileExists("\\YourServerName\Folder\Subfolder\" & Me.cboYear & "-VendorReevaluation.xlsx") = True Then xlWBk.SaveAs "\\YourServerName\Folder\Subfolder\" & […]


FollowHyperlink to file regardless of File Extension

To open a file regardless of the File Extension you can use…

The below is run from a Command Button on a Form the has a Control listing all the files in said directory.

Windows XP…

Dim strFileName As String strFileName = Dir("C:\Documents and Settings\Regina Whipp\My Documents\YourFolcer\" & Me.FieldOnYourFormThatHasFileName & "*") Application.FollowHyperlink ("C:\Documents and Settings\Regina […]