DoCmd.OpenTable method (Access)
The OpenTable method carries out the OpenTable action in Visual Basic.
expression.OpenTable (TableName, View, DataMode)
expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.
|TableName||Required||Variant||A string expression that's the valid name of a table in the current database. If you execute Visual Basic code containing the OpenTable method in a library database, Microsoft Access looks for the table with this name first in the library database, and then in the current database.|
|View||Optional||AcView||An AcView constant that specifies the view in which the table will open. The default value is acViewNormal.|
|DataMode||Optional||AcOpenDataMode||An AcOpenDataMode constant that specifies the data entry mode for the table. The default value is acEdit.|
You can use the OpenTable method to open a table in Datasheet view, Design view, or Print Preview. You can also select a data entry mode for the table.
The following example opens the Employees table in Print Preview.
DoCmd.OpenTable "Employees", acViewPreview
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