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DoCmd.RunCommand Method (Access)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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The RunCommand method runs a built-in command.

Syntax

expression. RunCommand( ** Command** )

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
CommandRequiredAcCommandAn AcCommand constant that specifies the commend to run.

Remarks

Each menu and toolbar command in Microsoft Access has an associated constant that you can use with the RunCommand method to run that command from Visual Basic.

You can't use the RunCommand method to run a command on a custom menu or toolbar. You can only use it with built-in menus and toolbars.

The RunCommand method replaces the DoMenuItem method of the DoCmd object.

See also

Concepts

DoCmd Object

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