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Relink Tables in Code

Ever had to relink tables as you've moved a database. Want users to map whatever drive they like. Let users store a database where they want and then ask for the location and pass it as a string to this sub and it will re-link all your linked tables

This bit of code can be pasted straight into a module and used from there.

'RelinkTables...Just as the name suggests pass a path to a database to this sub
'eg RelinkTables("c:\windows\test.mdb")
'and it will go through all the tables in your
'database and link them to the new location
'Written by John Hawkins 20/9/99 www.fabalou.com
Public Sub RelinkTables(NewPathname As String)
    Dim Dbs As Database
    Dim Tdf As TableDef
    Dim Tdfs As TableDefs
    Set Dbs = CurrentDb
    Set Tdfs = Dbs.TableDefs
'Loop through the tables collection
       For Each Tdf In Tdfs
        If Tdf.SourceTableName <> "" Then 'If the table source is other than a base table
            Tdf.Connect = ";DATABASE=" & NewPathname 'Set the new source
            Tdf.RefreshLink 'Refresh the link
        End If
    Next 'Goto next table
End Sub
 
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