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Copying Records to an Excel Spreadsheet

Option Compare Database
Option Explicit

' be sure to select Microsoft Excel Object Library in the References dialog box

Public myExcel As Excel.Application

Sub CopyToExcel()
   Dim conn As ADODB.Connection
   Dim myRecordset As ADODB.Recordset
   Dim wbk As Excel.Workbook
   Dim myWorksheet As Excel.Worksheet
   Dim StartRange As Excel.Range
   Dim strConn As String
   Dim i As Integer
   Dim f As Variant

   On Error GoTo ErrorHandler

   strConn = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & CurrentProject.Path & "\mydb.mdb"

   Set conn = New ADODB.Connection

   Set myRecordset = New ADODB.Recordset
   With myRecordset
      .Open "Employees", strConn, _
          adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic
   End With

   Set myExcel = New Excel.Application
   Set wbk = myExcel.Workbooks.Add
   Set myWorksheet = wbk.ActiveSheet
   myExcel.Visible = True

   i = 1
   With myRecordset
      For Each f In .Fields
         With myWorksheet
            .Cells(1, i).Value = f.Name
            i = i + 1
         End With
   End With

   Set StartRange = myWorksheet.Cells(2, 1)
   StartRange.CopyFromrecordset myRecordset

   Set myRecordset = Nothing


   wbk.Close SaveChanges:=True, _

   Set conn = Nothing
   Exit Sub

   MsgBox Err.Description, vbCritical, _
      "Automation Error"
   Set myExcel = Nothing
   Exit Sub
End Sub


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