DoCmd.RunCommand method (Access)

The RunCommand method runs a built-in command.


expression.RunCommand (Command)

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Command Required AcCommand An AcCommand constant that specifies the command to run.


Each menu and toolbar command in Microsoft Access has an associated constant that you can use with the RunCommand method to run that command from Visual Basic.

You can't use the RunCommand method to run a command on a custom menu or toolbar. You can only use it with built-in menus and toolbars.

The RunCommand method replaces the DoMenuItem method of the DoCmd object.

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