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Access VBA Macros | Messages and variables exercise | Get a user to type in the name of a table, then open this
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Create a variable called TableName, which will (eventually) hold the name of a table that you want to open.
Create a new procedure called ChooseTableToOpen which asks a user which table they want to open, storing the name in your TableName variable:
Use InputBox to show a message like this.
Extend your procedure so that it opens up this table:
What you'll see, for example, if you type in tblCertificate in the dialog box.
Too easy? Add error trapping so that if you type in the name of a table which doesn't exist, you get a message like this:
Here someone tried a table called tblRubbish.
Save and close any modules, tables and queries that you have open.