Database.RecordsAffected property (DAO)
Applies to: Access 2013, Office 2013
Returns the number of records affected by the most recently invoked Execute method.
expression A variable that represents a Database object.
This example uses the RecordsAffected property with action queries executed from a Database object and from a QueryDef object. The RecordsAffectedOutput function is required for this procedure to run.
Sub RecordsAffectedX() Dim dbsNorthwind As Database Dim qdfTemp As QueryDef Dim strSQLChange As String Dim strSQLRestore As String Set dbsNorthwind = OpenDatabase("Northwind.mdb") With dbsNorthwind ' Print report of contents of the Employees ' table. Debug.Print _ "Number of records in Employees table: " & _ .TableDefs!Employees.RecordCount RecordsAffectedOutput dbsNorthwind ' Define and execute an action query. strSQLChange = "UPDATE Employees " & _ "SET Country = 'United States' " & _ "WHERE Country = 'USA'" .Execute strSQLChange ' Print report of contents of the Employees ' table. Debug.Print _ "RecordsAffected after executing query " & _ "from Database: " & .RecordsAffected RecordsAffectedOutput dbsNorthwind ' Define and run another action query. strSQLRestore = "UPDATE Employees " & _ "SET Country = 'USA' " & _ "WHERE Country = 'United States'" Set qdfTemp = .CreateQueryDef("", strSQLRestore) qdfTemp.Execute ' Print report of contents of the Employees ' table. Debug.Print _ "RecordsAffected after executing query " & _ "from QueryDef: " & qdfTemp.RecordsAffected RecordsAffectedOutput dbsNorthwind .Close End With End Sub Function RecordsAffectedOutput(dbsNorthwind As Database) Dim rstEmployees As Recordset ' Open a Recordset object from the Employees table. Set rstEmployees = _ dbsNorthwind.OpenRecordset("Employees") With rstEmployees ' Enumerate Recordset. .MoveFirst Do While Not .EOF Debug.Print " " & !LastName & ", " & !Country .MoveNext Loop .Close End With End Function