Starting access application from the command line RRS feed

  • Question

  • An access applicatien can be started from the command  line where a parameter indicates the specific  applicatien to start.

    Can  Ik use the same mechanism to point to a specific  backend database?

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:56 PM

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  • As long as the back end is an Access database, sure, why not!

    You can use the command line to start any Access database, front end, back end, unsplit, ...

    Daniel Pineault, 2010-2016 Microsoft MVP Professional Support: MS Access Tips and Code Samples:

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:12 PM
  • Hi Ubbo van Piggelen,

    please try to pass the full path of specific access database with in double quotes like below.


    Command-line switches for Access



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