port: View- and DataMode, FilterName, WhereCondition, OpenArgs. acViewReport shows you the data, acViewPreview the print preview. Learn how to open a report in design view, normal view or print view in VB. Read about DoCmd OpenReport syntax, option and example tutorial here! Contact. The odd thing is, that apparently there’s no way to simply view the report without immediately printing it:). I tried the code port.

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So, it seems to be a problem to export a report that displays different data sets depending on user input or other factors.

You can use either an existing query or a filter that was saved as a query. However, with each of the above approaches there comes at least one downside. The data is covered by the EU-U.

Remarks You can use the OpenReport method to open a report in Design view or Print Preview, or to print the report immediately. OpenReport -Method, the DoCmd. This code is already sufficient: FilterName refers to a query in the current database. Print Report Using Vba. You can use docmd.openrport both for getting a subset and for having it sorted. PrintOut is a non-GUI operation and you can specify a few basic printer settings with the arguments, or more complete control through the report’s Printer object if need be.


In this case the report might display the wrong data set. I will never share your email with anyone.

Kampala,Uganda The Pearl of Africa. See our privacy policy for further details. Anyway, if that syntax Alan gave doesn’t happen to work I can look up my reporting module and see how I was handling it for sure. Kamulegeya View Member Profile. Replace formname and controlname on form with the name of the form and the control on the form that contains the value you want records in the report to match.

There is one aspect of using this very docmd.openrfport method that I frequently see people struggle with. Is there a way of sending it direct to the printer?

DoCmd.OpenReport method (Access)

A AcView constant that specifies the view in which the report will open. The view in which the report will open. In a real-world implementation, based on this sample, you can pass in all 3 variables as arguments into the function and thus create a simple and flexible ExportToPDF routine for your Access application.

A AcWindowMode constant that specifies the mode in which the form opens. Taking all this into account, our procedure to export a filtered report to PDF could look like this: Sign in to give feedback.

How to Output a dynamically filtered Access report to PDF

Search this forum only? To prevent the report appearing on the docmx.openreport in preview, you use the WindowMode acHiddento open the report invisible to the user. Create different reports with the criteria built in Create a parameter query referencing form fields or global functions as docmd.openrreport source for the report. Other than the DoCmd. If you execute Visual Basic code containing the OpenReport method in a library database, Microsoft Access looks for the report with this name, first in the library database, then in the current database.


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I already try this on my pc. OutputTothe OutputTo -Method will open the report and export it.

The default valus is acWindowNormal. The Home form is always open Any way solving this? You open the report using DoCmd.

Replace fieldname with the name of a field in the underlying table domd.openreport query of the report you want to open. These properties concern the way data are presented, possible filters, how it can be used to enter of edit data etcetera. An example of how to do that can be found here.

OutputTo -Method does not support to supply any criteria to the report the filter the data.