Saving Import Procedures

As you’ve been working through the import examples in this chapter, you’ve no doubt realized that there can be quite a few steps involved in completing an import procedure. For a one-time operation, this might not seem like a time-consuming task. But, what if your import procedure steps are fairly complex and you need to perform the same import task on a regular basis? Access 2010 includes a feature that allows you to save your import procedures and run them again at a later time. If you’re running the same import procedure on a regular basis, you can even set up a reminder task in Outlook 2010 from Access to remind you to perform the task.

To save an import procedure, you first need to create one. For this example, let’s ...

Get Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.