Range.CopyFromRecordset Method (Excel)

Copies the contents of an ADO or DAO Recordset object onto a worksheet, beginning at the upper-left corner of the specified range. If the Recordset object contains fields with OLE objects in them, this method fails.

expression .CopyFromRecordset(Data, MaxRows, MaxColumns)

expression A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Data

Required

Variant

The Recordset object to copy into the range.

MaxRows

Optional

Variant

The maximum number of records to copy onto the worksheet. If this argument is omitted, all the records in the Recordset object are copied.

MaxColumns

Optional

Variant

The maximum number of fields to copy onto the worksheet. If this argument is omitted, all the fields in the Recordset object are copied.

Return Value

Long

Copying begins at the current row of the Recordset object. After copying is completed, the EOF property of the Recordset object is True.

This example copies the field names from a DAO Recordset object into the first row of a worksheet and formats the names as bold. The example then copies the recordset onto the worksheet, beginning at cell A2.

For iCols = 0 to rs.Fields.Count - 1 
 ws.Cells(1, iCols + 1).Value = rs.Fields(iCols).Name 
Next 
ws.Range(ws.Cells(1, 1), _ 
 ws.Cells(1, rs.Fields.Count)).Font.Bold = True 
ws.Range("A2").CopyFromRecordset rs
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