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RE: Odd Snapshot Behavior

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Debbie H, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Debbie H

    Debbie H
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    I had the exact same thing happen. I have several users running a shared
    Access system from a server. Suddenly, one particular user was creating
    strange looking XLS attachments from a DoCmd.SendObject which was coded to
    export the report as acFormatSNP (Snapshot). All the other users who share
    the same system were not having this problem.

    I found that simply opening the report in Design View, doing a SAVE AS a new
    name, and then revising the SendObject code to point to the newly named
    report seemed to solve the problem. I also tried just opening the original
    report in Design View and resaving it, but that did not fix the problem. The
    SAVE AS option makes you choose: Report or Data Access page, so maybe that
    "resets" something. I'd be interested in hearing if anyone else has
    experienced this problem and can explain what is happening.

    "Nathan" wrote:

    > Well, whatever was going was fixed by copying the contents of the report over
    > to a new report. All is well. Still would like to know what was going on
    > for future reference if anyone knows.
    > Thanks
    > Nathan
    > "Nathan" wrote:
    > > I have a report - here is the problem
    > >
    > > When I go to the send to - mail as attachment and select snapshot as my
    > > format, it sends it out as what appears to be a snapshot format, but the file
    > > name is an odd name and the extension is .xls. Other reports in the database
    > > work just fine, save as a .snp with no trouble. What did I do or what am I
    > > missing that the filename is getting changed somehow.
    > >
    > > Thanks
    > >
    > > Nathan
    > >
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