Updating access spreadsheet

Write them yourself using Visual Basic for Applications or let programs such as Microsoft Access build them for you.

While working with an Access database, you may often find yourself importing data from Excel.

If you ever wanted to click a magic button and make complex business tasks happen automatically, macros can make that wish come true.

Macros are small programs that execute commands you specify.

If you need to update formatting or other properties in a sheet, you will need to use the spreadsheets collection, which is described in Updating Spreadsheets.

The spreadsheets.values collection provides the following methods for reading and writing values, each with a specific task in mind: In general, it is a good idea to combine multiple reads or updates with the batch Get and batch Update methods (respectively), as this will improve efficiency.

You’ll probably find it easier to work with your data if the column headings in your Excel spreadsheet match the names of the fields in your Access database. Launch Excel and open the spreadsheet you wish to load into Access.


For examples of basic read operations, see the Basic Reading recipes page.

Sheets Add-ons (built with Apps Script) let you add custom menus, sidebars and dialogs to Sheets.



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