Application.NewCurrentDatabase Method (Access)
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Application.NewCurrentDatabase Method (Access)

Creates a new Microsoft Access database.

expression .NewCurrentDatabase(filepath, FileFormat, Template, SiteAddress, ListID)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

filepath

Required

String

A string expression that is the name of a new database file, including the path name and the file name extension. If your network supports it, you can also specify a network path in the following form: \\Server\Share\Folder\Filename

FileFormat

Optional

AcNewDatabaseFormat

A AcNewDatabaseFormat constant that specifes the file format to use for the newly created database.

Template

Optional

Variant

The name of the template to be used for the new database.

SiteAddress

Optional

String

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site to link to.

ListID

Optional

String

Globally Unique Identifer (GUID) or the name of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 list to link to.

You can use this method to create a new database from another application that is controlling Microsoft Access through Automation, formerly called OLE Automation. For example, you can use the NewCurrentDatabase method from Microsoft Excel to create a new database in the Microsoft Access window.

The NewCurrentDatabase method enables you to create a new Microsoft Access database from another application through Automation. Once you have created an instance of Microsoft Access from another application, you must also create a new database. This database opens in the Microsoft Access window.

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