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Module: Macros in Category Microsoft Access : Macros and Modules from Total Visual SourceBook

Retrieving Microsoft Access macro names and running them in Access VBA.

Procedure List

Procedure Name



(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modMacros module
MacroNamesToArray Procedure Loads an array with the names of all the macros in the current database
MacroNamesToString Procedure Populate a string with the names of all the macros in the current database
RunAMacro Procedure Run a macro and trap for errors. If an error occurs while running the macro, a value of False is returned. If no errors occur, a value of True is returned. For more advanced use, you use the full syntax of the DoCmd RunMacro command: Syntax: DoCmd RunMacro MacroName, RepeatCount, RepeatExpression where: RepeatCount - the number of times to run the macro RepeatExpression - when this becomes false, the macro stops repeating

Example Code for Using Module: Macros

' Example of modMacros
' To try this example, do the following:
' 1. Create a new form in your copy of Sample.mdb (in the Total Visual SourceBook sample directory).
' 2. Create a command button 'cmdTest'
' 3. Paste this code into the form's module

Private Sub Form_Open(Cancel As Integer)
  cmdTest.Caption = "Test Access macro functions"
End Sub

Private Sub cmdTest_Click()
  Dim astrNames() As String
  Dim strNames As String
  Dim intCount As Integer
  Dim intCounter As Integer

  ' Example of MacroNamesToArray
  intCount = MacroNamesToArray(astrNames)
  Debug.Print "Macro Names:"
  For intCounter = 0 To intCount - 1
    Debug.Print intCounter & ": " & astrNames(intCounter)
  Next intCounter

  ' Example of MacroNamesToString
  intCount = MacroNamesToString(strNames, ";")
  Debug.Print "Macro Names: " & strNames

  ' Example of RunAMacro
  RunAMacro "Macro1"

End Sub

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