DoCmd.OpenDiagram method (Access)

The OpenDiagram method carries out the OpenDiagram action in Visual Basic.


expression.OpenDiagram (DiagramName)

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
DiagramName Required Variant A string expression that's the valid name of a database diagram in the current database. If you execute Visual Basic code containing the OpenDiagram method in a library database, Microsoft Access looks for the database diagram with this name first in the library database, and then in the current database.


In a Microsoft Access project, you can use the OpenDiagram method to open a database diagram in Design view.


The following example opens the database diagram named Data Model.

DoCmd.OpenDiagram "Data Model"

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