DoCmd.OpenFunction method (Access)

Opens a user-defined function in a Microsoft SQL Server database for viewing in Microsoft Access.


expression.OpenFunction (FunctionName, View, DataMode)

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
FunctionName Required Variant The name of the function to open.
View Optional AcView An AcView constant that specifies the view in which to open the function. The default value is acViewNormal.
DataMode Optional AcOpenDataMode An AcOpenDataMode constant that specifies the mode in which to open the function. The default value is acEdit.


Use the AllFunctions collection to retrieve information about the available user-defined functions in a SQL Server database.


The following example opens the first user-defined function in the current database in Design view and read-only mode.

Dim objFunction As AccessObject 
Dim strFunction As String 
Set objFunction = Application.AllFunctions(0) 
DoCmd.OpenFunction FunctionName:=objFunction.Name, _ 
 View:=acViewDesign, Mode:=acReadOnly 

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