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DoCmd.OpenDiagram Method (Access)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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The OpenDiagram method carries out the OpenDiagram action in Visual Basic.


expression. OpenDiagram( ** DiagramName** )

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
DiagramNameRequiredVariantA string expression that's the valid name of a database diagram in the current database. If you execute Visual Basic code containing the OpenDiagram method in a library database, Microsoft Access looks for the database diagram with this name first in the library database, then in the current database.


In a Microsoft Access project, you can use the OpenDiagram method to open a database diagram in Design view.


The following example opens the database diagram named "Data Model".

DoCmd.OpenDiagram " Data Model"

See also


DoCmd Object

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