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DoCmd Members (Access)

Office 2010

You can use the methods of the DoCmd object to run Microsoft Office Access actions from Visual Basic. An action performs tasks such as closing windows, opening forms, and setting the value of controls.

Name

Description

AddMenu

The AddMenu method carries out the AddMenu action in Visual Basic.

ApplyFilter

The ApplyFilter method carries out the ApplyFilter action in Visual Basic.

Beep

The Beep method carries out the Beep action in Visual Basic.

BrowseTo

The BrowseTo method performs the BrowseTo action in Visual Basic.

CancelEvent

The CancelEvent method carries out the CancelEvent action in Visual Basic.

ClearMacroError

Removes information about an error that is stored in the MacroError object.

Close

The Close method carries out the Close action in Visual Basic.

CloseDatabase

Closes the current database.

CopyDatabaseFile

Copies the database connected to the current project to a Microsoft SQL Server database file for export.

CopyObject

The CopyObject method carries out the CopyObject action in Visual Basic.

DeleteObject

The DeleteObject method carries out the DeleteObject action in Visual Basic.

DoMenuItem

Displays the appropriate menu or toolbar command for Microsoft Access.

Echo

Carries out the Echo action in Visual Basic.

FindNext

The FindNext method carries out the FindNext action in Visual Basic.

FindRecord

The FindRecord method carries out the FindRecord action in Visual Basic.

GoToControl

The GoToControl method carries out the GoToControl action action in Visual Basic.

GoToPage

Carries out the GoToPage action in Visual Basic. .

GoToRecord

The GoToRecord method carries out the GoToRecord action in Visual Basic.

Hourglass

The Hourglass method carries out the Hourglass action in Visual Basic.

LockNavigationPane

You can use the LockNavigationPane action to prevent users from deleting database objects that are displayed in the Navigation Pane.

Maximize

The Maximize method carries out the Maximize action in Visual Basic.

Minimize

The Minimize method carries out the Minimize action in Visual Basic.

MoveSize

The MoveSize method carries out the MoveSize action in Visual Basic.

NavigateTo

You can use the NavigateTo method to control the display of database objects in the Navigation Pane. .

OpenDataAccessPage

The OpenDataAccessPage method carries out the OpenDataAccessPage action in Visual Basic.

OpenDiagram

The OpenDiagram method carries out the OpenDiagram action in Visual Basic.

OpenForm

The OpenForm method carries out the OpenForm action in Visual Basic.

OpenFunction

Opens a user-defined function in a Microsoft SQL Server database for viewing in Microsoft Access.

OpenModule

The OpenModule method carries out the OpenModule action in Visual Basic.

OpenQuery

The OpenQuery method carries out the OpenQuery action in Visual Basic.

OpenReport

The OpenReport method carries out the OpenReport action in Visual Basic.

OpenStoredProcedure

The OpenStoredProcedure method carries out the OpenStoredProcedure action in Visual Basic.

OpenTable

The OpenTable method carries out the OpenTable action in Visual Basic.

OpenView

The OpenView method carries out the OpenView action in Visual Basic.

OutputTo

The OutputTo method carries out the OutputTo action in Visual Basic.

PrintOut

The PrintOut method carries out the PrintOut action in Visual Basic.

Quit

The Quit method quits Microsoft Access. You can select one of several options for saving a database object before quitting.

RefreshRecord

The RefreshRecord method performs the RefreshRecord macro operation from Visual Basic.

Rename

The Rename method carries out the Rename action in Visual Basic.

RepaintObject

The RepaintObject method carries out the RepaintObject action in Visual Basic.

Requery

Carries out the Requery action in Visual Basic.

Restore

The Restore method carries out the Restore action in Visual Basic.

RunCommand

The RunCommand method runs a built-in command.

RunDataMacro

Use the RunDataMacro method to run a named data macro from Visual Basic.

RunMacro

The RunMacro method carries out the RunMacro action in Visual Basic.

RunSavedImportExport

Rrun a saved import or export specification.

RunSQL

The RunSQL method carries out the RunSQL action in Visual Basic.

Save

The Save method carries out the Save action in Visual Basic.

SearchForRecord

You can use the SearchForRecord method to search for a specific record in a table, query, form, or report.

SelectObject

The SelectObject method carries out the SelectObject action in Visual Basic.

SendObject

The SendObject method carries out the SendObject action in Visual Basic.

SetDisplayedCategories

Specifies which categories are displayed under Navigate to Category in the title bar of the Navigation Pane. .

SetFilter

Use the SetFilter method to apply a filter to the records in the active datasheet, form, report, or table.

SetMenuItem

The SetMenuItem method carries out the SetMenuItem action in Visual Basic.

SetOrderBy

Use the SetOrderBy method to apply a sort to the active datasheet, form, report, or table.

SetParameter

Use the SetParameter method to create a parameter for use by the BrowseTo , OpenForm, OpenQuery, OpenReport, or RunDataMacro methods.

SetProperty

The SetProperty method carries out the SetProperty action in Visual Basic.

SetWarnings

The SetWarnings method carries out the SetWarnings action in Visual Basic.

ShowAllRecords

The ShowAllRecords method carries out the ShowAllRecords action in Visual Basic.

ShowToolbar

The ShowToolbar method carries out the ShowToolbar action in Visual Basic.

SingleStep

Pauses macro execution and opens the Macro Single Step dialog box.

TransferDatabase

The TransferDatabase method carries out the TransferDatabase action in Visual Basic.

TransferSharePointList

You can use the TransferSharePointList method to import or link data from a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site.

TransferSpreadsheet

The TransferSpreadsheet method carries out the TransferSpreadsheet action in Visual Basic.

TransferSQLDatabase

Transfers the entire specified Microsoft SQL Server database to another SQL Server database.

TransferText

The TransferText method carries out the TransferText action in Visual Basic.

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