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Application.RunCommand Method

Office 2007
The RunCommand method runs a built-in command.



expression   A variable that represents an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
CommandRequiredAcCommandAn AcCommand constant that specifies the commend to run.


Each menu and toolbar command in Microsoft Access has an associated constant that you can use with the RunCommand method to run that command from Visual Basic.

You can't use the RunCommand method to run a command on a custom menu or toolbar. You can only use it with built-in menus and toolbars.

The RunCommand method replaces the DoMenuItem method of the DoCmd object.