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Chapter 6. Managing Data > Back Up Selected Objects to Another Database

6.8. Back Up Selected Objects to Another Database

6.8.1. Problem

You use a standard backup program to save your databases, but this works only at the database level. This is fine for archival purposes, but you often want to back up individual objects. How can you get Access to display a list of objects and allow you to save selected ones to an output database you specify?

6.8.2. Solution

This solution shows how to create a form that selectively saves Access objects to another database. It works by using a multiselect list box and the CopyObject action.


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