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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Software ==> Access VBA Macros  (25 exercises)
Version ==> Access 2010 and later
Topic ==> Messages and variables  (8 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Access training
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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:

Getting table name

Use InputBox to show a message like this.

Extend your procedure so that it opens up this table:

Certificates 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:

Non-existent table

Here someone tried a table called tblRubbish.

Save and close any modules, tables and queries that you have open.

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