DoCmd.RunMacro method (Access)
The RunMacro method carries out the RunMacro action in Visual Basic.
expression.RunMacro (MacroName, RepeatCount, RepeatExpression)
expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.
|MacroName||Required||Variant||A string expression that's the valid name of a macro in the current database. If you run Visual Basic code containing the RunMacro method in a library database, Microsoft Access looks for the macro with this name in the library database and doesn't look for it in the current database.|
|RepeatCount||Optional||Variant||A numeric expression that evaluates to an integer, which is the number of times the macro will run.|
|RepeatExpression||Optional||Variant||A numeric expression that's evaluated each time the macro runs. When it evaluates to False (0), the macro stops running.|
You can use the RunMacro method to run a macro.
You can use MacroGroupName.MacroName syntax for the MacroName argument to run a particular macro in a macro group.
If you specify the RepeatExpression argument and leave the RepeatCount argument blank, you must include the RepeatCount argument's comma. If you leave a trailing argument blank, don't use a comma following the last argument that you specify.
The following example runs the macro Print Sales that will print the sales report twice.
DoCmd.RunMacro "Print Sales", 2
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