Range.CopyFromRecordset Method (Excel)

Copies the contents of an ADO or DAO Recordset object onto a worksheet, beginning at the upper-left corner of the specified range. If the Recordset object contains fields with OLE objects in them, this method fails.

Syntax

expression. CopyFromRecordset( _Data_ , _MaxRows_ , _MaxColumns_ )

expression A variable that represents a [Range](./Excel.Range(Graph property).md) object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Data Required Variant The Recordset object to copy into the range.
MaxRows Optional Variant The maximum number of records to copy onto the worksheet. If this argument is omitted, all the records in the Recordset object are copied.
MaxColumns Optional Variant The maximum number of fields to copy onto the worksheet. If this argument is omitted, all the fields in the Recordset object are copied.

Return Value

Long

Remarks

Copying begins at the current row of the Recordset object. After copying is completed, the EOF property of the Recordset object is True .

Example

This example copies the field names from a DAO Recordset object into the first row of a worksheet and formats the names as bold. The example then copies the recordset onto the worksheet, beginning at cell A2.

For iCols = 0 to rs.Fields.Count - 1 
 ws.Cells(1, iCols + 1).Value = rs.Fields(iCols).Name 
Next 
ws.Range(ws.Cells(1, 1), _ 
 ws.Cells(1, rs.Fields.Count)).Font.Bold = True 
ws.Range("A2").CopyFromRecordset rs

See also

Range Object