Application.ColumnHistory Method (Access)

Gets the history of values that have been stored in a Memo field.

Version Added: Access 2007

expression .ColumnHistory(TableName, ColumnName, queryString)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

TableName

Required

String

The name of the table that contains the Append Only field.

ColumnName

Required

String

The name of the field to display the history for.

queryString

Required

String

A String used to locate the record. It is like the WHERE clause in an SQL statement, but without the word WHERE.

Return Value

String

A Memo field's AppendOnly property must be set to True in order for Access to store the change history for the field.

The following example prints the salary history of employee number 147 to the Immediate window.

Sub colhist() 
 Dim sHistory As String 
 
 sHistory = Application.ColumnHistory("Employees", "Salary", "ID=147") 
 Debug.Print sHistory 
End Sub
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