Best Wishes, I noticed another potential issue. rs.MoveNext Click Save As. I plan on signing up for your training in the next few months. http://forum.chandoo.org/, Attach a sample file with some data if you can. Range("dataSet").Select as you are extracting data from the sheet I want it to be from a database.How is that possible? Try to click on 'Show Data' in my previous code, without selecting anything, and try it with the new code. can you explain how to change the code....i'm getting the same errors. This also will finally allow us not to bring in yet a third application platform like Access or Oracle in our Excel Datamarts. Exit Sub. Go ahead and spend few minutes to be AWESOME. n = n - 1 Range("dataSet").Select 'now extract data Access sometimes creates unnecessary duplication with multiple references spread out on multiple tables whereas with Excel, a simple common reference allows for a leaner DB. ", vbCritical + vbOKOnly End Sub. I am not sure why this is running for this much time. When entering the data, it is important to ensure that it is entered correctly. cmbProducts.Clear, rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic Why Not Donate. In each code chunk, the first parameter in read_excel identifies the name of the file to be processed. It will only be used for data storage and retrieval, with the results being displayed and manipulated in each user's personal version of the workbook (residing on their own machine). To simplify the search for data in the database, we’ll order them. I agree with Graham, in so far as Excel is not designed to be a database and therefore you should keep its use to a minimum and make excel do what its best at, number and data manipulation, not data relationship management. how is ADOB , Delet ,update , insert support ? Can you post a sample spreadsheet somewhere for me to have a look at? 1 IN-1000048 1 Exit Sub Many times this is not the case, and the data for the spreadsheet is actually required to be contained in the spreadsheet itself. Else that filter setting is pre-set to "true" for all pivots, and hidden. Excel Database Functions Overview All Excel database functions, except for DGET , can be used just like the xIFS functions ( SUMIFS , AVERAGEIFS , etc.). End If When it putts data on sheet starting from row 12. Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).ClearContents, 'Now putting the data on the sheet Then the data is in a spreadsheet for us to query and trend to our hearts delight. FORMAT(IM. My English is not my database. Set cnn = Nothing Store data in your excel file and save it some location in your system, say “DB Data.xlsx” Make Excel File as ODBC Source using Microsoft Excel Driver (give the name as SumitODBC) Open a new excel file in which you will fetch the data from “DB Data.xlsx” Open the VB Editor & " and [data$]. It worked for me. We have looked at how you can use Excel as part of a Data Engineering solution either as a data analysis tool and/or as part of a DAG data flow. If cmbProducts.Text "" Then This has nothing related with the in-built Table (2007 and greater) / List (2003 and previous) feature of Excel. Try saving to a different file. 'create the recordset MsgBox "I was not able to find any unique Products. I think it would be valuable if you could explain that a little more so that people understand the context. Appear. Set cnn = Nothing, If rs.RecordCount > 0 Then 'dispose the connection and disconnect the recordset rs.Close When i click "Update Dropdown List", error message pops up saying: "[Microsoft][ODBC Excel Driver] Too few parameters. If you use Excel to connect to an external data source, once your workbook is in Power BI, you can create reports and dashboards based on data from that connected data source. Range(Selection, Selection.End(xlDown)).ClearContents, 'Now putting the data on the sheet Thanks, Vijay for posting on the topic use excel as database. no. Thank you so much for visiting. IM. Loop Table is the interface of the workspace of the program. Press F to jump to the commands starting with F. Press the Add button to add the command into the quick access toolbar.   IM. cmbRegion.Clear – Often I have thought, if I could have write "Select EmployeeName From Sheet Where EmployeeID=123" and use this on my excel sheet, my life would be simpler. Well, one reason to use Excel as a database is when your “user” bought a Home and Student version of Office. a large number of organised data records), stored in Excel. I keep getting the error ODBC does not support the requested parametes error -2147217887 at the line excel Excel has a place in business just not as a db. I have the same problem. Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset 7 IN-1000164 1 cmbProducts.Clear can u be a little more step by step, as like in other tutorials on this site. I am using excel as database and unabl to use Insert Into query to updete records excel database for date and floating point columns. Well worth a look! could you please tell me , how did you manage to solve the Update dropdown problem ? OpenDB cboSearch.AddItem rs.Fields(0) [Assignee Group] = AG.AssigneeGroup, WHERE (IMDATA. Exit Sub     OpenDB cnn.ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb)};DBQ=" & _ Often I have thought, if I could have write “Select EmployeeName From Sheet Where EmployeeID=123” and use this on my excel sheet, my life would be simpler. I am glad to use SQL instead of a 'Find' in VBA. On Error Resume Next Set s = ActiveSheet.Range("A:A") SEV1. Application.VBE.ActiveVBProject.References.Remove x Else [Product]) = '" & cmbProducts.Text & "' ) And " & _ It doesn’t solve everything. I tried to modify the query to Select based on [Date Time] and encountered the following error when click on Show Data Set cnn = New ADODB.Connection solved. I get so much out of your examples and explanations. I did something with some named ranges and checked boxes...it was okish. " FROM [Data$] WHERE ((([Data$]. Dim niFlag As Integer, Private Sub OpenDB(ByRef cnn As ADODB.Connection) ", vbCritical + vbOKOnly Hi, I have gone through your code and application, it is really a great help! However, Excel can not store too much data. Thank for posting this thread. Sheets("View").Select but to make things work even better i do bitwise searches on marked categories. Unfortunately, I'm having a bit of dificulty trying to use the base code to sequentially update the combo boxes using criteria from the previously updated box. 'Include Reference Library 'clear the data End If, strSQL = "Select Distinct [Region] From [data$] Order by [Region]", Set cnn = New ADODB.Connection It does not accept the data in merge format in Product, Region, Quotation columns and show error "Type mismatch", could you give me help ? Range("dataSet").Select Please see blog for new features: Dim cnn As ADODB.Connection cmbProducts.Clear But you could not remove the brackets from [Customer Type] because of the space, although you could use `Customer Type` in place of [Customer Type]. For that kind of work, it’s invaluable. Awesome Job. Hi Chandoo, your last Cod don't work i got error for line: Fantastic tutorial MsgBox "There was some issue getting the totals. MsgBox "I was not able to identify Parent MTF(s). Select the range A12:B17. Igrore all the naysayers in the comments who say “Excel […]. Appear. I first downloaded it using "open" instead of "save" and I got errors. MsgBox "Oi, obrigado por carregar a Biblioteca", vbInformation, "JFLôbo" I very much appreciate your time and efforts in writing the article and more importantly sharing the code in the Excel file. You can use Excel to connect to a wide variety of data sources including Access, SQL Server and Analysis Services databases, text and XML files, and ODBC and OLE DB data sources. Is there a way to make this happen automagically(tm)? rs.close     strSQL = "Select Distinct [Card] From [data$] Order by [Card]" (That said, there's a way around that that I want to try out). Thanks a lot Chandoo. Public Sub open_db(), Set cn = New ADODB.Connection In this example, I will explain how to read Excel file data into a DataSet in ASP.NET using C#. It's bad enough seeing spreadsheets with multiple worksheets being used and screwed up by people without letting them think it's a database. Man, this is the awesomeness thing I had ever seen! i work with this amazing feature now for a while. One problem with filtering pivottables is there might be tens of thousands of pivotitems in any one field, so iterating through them can take significant time. Could this difference be causing the error? When finished, highlight the entire table including the headers; that is A1 through I15 (A1:I15). Anyway, I am for the most part successfully using Excel as a database, and once I sort out how to deal with the richtext type fields with more than 255 characters it will be good enough. I will look at this sample. Else In addition, I hope people understand that you can also use query tables and list objects to accomplish the same. With Range("dataSet") The entire sheet (where the raw data has been stored) will be referred as one single database table by Excel.     rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic Else On the Formulas tab, in the Defined Names group, click Define Name, then enter the name in the Name field. Would somebody help me please. You have to set up a criteria range on your spreadsheet and define YourRange (excel database) and YourCriteria (query criteria). The error occurs after I click on the "Update Drop Downs" Button (included in the screen shot album). Learn & be awesome. *, First we need to add a reference for Microsoft.office.interop.Excel as in the following: 2. Please write some more articles on databases. strSQL = "Select Distinct [MTF] From [data$] Where [CMD] = '" & Cmb_CMD.Text & "' Order by [MTF]" Basically the program should have some safety features to prevent this. End If 3. !..the syntax was same. End If If you're new to ADO.NET and DataTable, read Mastering DataTable … Exit Sub how do i go about it? Further benefits of the add-in listed at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210644.aspx. Excel, is understood by a larger group of people and is more approachable. Excel is useful for small tasks but not for handling large quantities of metadata. http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?t=527673, hi vijay, why when i change the combobox to call the data by date, it's always say "data type mismatch in criteria expression". http://www.wiseowl.co.uk/blog/s393/scraping-websites-vba.htm Shortly to include drop down lists for relational data. Excel has database functions. 'create a new instance of the recordset Hi all, Though this App specifically updates the Employee 2003 table in Microsoft Access’ demo database, Northwind 2003.accdb, the template can be easily modified for use with any database. A blunder by the UK government cleared that one up. Please Clarify. 4 Charts: A simple Excel chart can say more than a sheet full of numbers. Then I'm sorry I've put the question here. I also have the same error with your alternative code when populating data: Code was missing operators. Private Sub OpenDB() Range("L6").CopyFromRecordset rs Next they'll tell us it's run on Windows 95 and they manually back it up on floppy disks each night. I think this is useful because SQL has many sintaxe's variation and this works with VBA: dvenc1 = Format(Sheets("View").Range("G6").Value, "dd/mm/yyyy") ", vbCritical + vbOKOnly [Service Area], How do I use VBA or other tools to get them to export the tabs as Access tables without leaving Excel? .Provider = "MSDASQL" I'm using external workbook as a database. spreadsheets are not scripting languages and herendous formulas get created when scripting language should be used instead. With cn I agree with most of the comments. I could not understand this dataset, could you please explain it to me? can you give an example of writing to the database (eg. " (([Data$]. Else 'now extract data Can i buy a template for this ss? closeRS This could be due to restriction where the value has to be a text value instead of Date Value. Recently i found Chandoo with so many good things can use for my daily works. LEFT OUTER JOIN `C:\Users\DickByrne\Documents\ITO Customer Service\BU Metrics\References\Div-CU-BU-Loc Name Mapping for 2013.xlsx`.`'Dell Location Codes$'` AS LOCTBL I'd much rather use this sql technique, but I don't know how to support the multi-select. Set rs = Nothing 'dispose the recordset Me. Please ignore the post I made - it is resolved now. rs.MoveNext At least it gets us time to req an sql server though. Plenty of people populate Excel's seemingly infinite grids with data, using it as a flat-file database. I've never seen a better way to use Excel as a database than via Laurent Longre's Indirect.ext function. rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic You can use Excel's Lookup functions to build a worksheet that can be used to search a database table. I think it depends on the need or circumstances and nobody could conclude that a certain program should not be used for a certain task even if it has the capability. rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic I have created very good Data entry applications using excel as frontend and database. IN-1000240 2 It is possible to do it in some kind of dialogue box? 'DO NOT close the connection here as it'll close the recordset as well Using Third-Party Database Software 1. If it still doesn't work can you tell us what version of Excel and Windows you are using? [Call ID]) AS [CountOfCall ID], [data$]. I keep getting an error called, "External table is not in the expected format". [WK Cause Code], .AdvancedFilter Action:=xlFilterInPlace, CriteriaRange:=Criteria, Unique:=False Thanks for your excellent post. rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic Hi,I have one doubt in above example.If the records in which the sql query is fetching is having special characters,then what would be the output. After reading this article, I successfully developed an excel based tool using ADO to analyse customer issues. This is not what Excel was intended for. The benefit of using is Excel is that you can combine different types of data from all kinds of sources. cnn.ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb)};DBQ=" & _ Examples include tariff/rate tables, journal entries, and employee time sheets. Add Interop References. 14 IN-1000164 1 While this practice can be convenient at small scale, it can easily result in corrupted, compromised, and confusing data, costing the company enormous time and money and lead executives to make incorrect decisions. closeRS Instead i'd add this to both modules: Dim sSheetName As String But can (or should) it be used as a database? 9 IN-1000215 1 cboSearch.Clear, rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic But when we use Excel and Access together, the power of these tools increases exponentially.   Thanks for help. 2.Other changes: My code: Rather than say, using a pipe wrench. We can see in below image that complete data is inserted into excel sheet. Very good information! We will be using ADO to connect to access the database. 'create a new instance of the connection Hi guys, Else AS "SLA Hours", SSRS - Using Excel as a Data Source SSRS - Using Excel as a Data Source Hi ThorNotFromNorway, In your scenario, you need to create the DSN in the 32-bit ODBC Data Source Administrator (C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe) on both the report server and your development environment. Set cnn = Nothing If you have already created a mailing list in Excel, then you can safely skip … 1. How would I go about doing this? 'Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.8 Library Solved the problem using the ODBC Excel driver and some basic SQL. cnn.ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb)};DBQ=" & _ MsgBox "Contracts have been expired and will not appear on next refresh" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & _ MsgBox "Can't find unique classification. Loop Else thanks a gazillion dude. The Excel Database Functions are designed to help you to work within a database (i.e. Me. [Quick tip], 18 Tips to Make you an Excel Formatting Pro, How-to create an elegant, fun & useful Excel Tracker – Step by Step Tutorial, http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/CH006252820.aspx, http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?t=527673, http://leansoftware.net/Forum/default.aspx?g=topics&f=4, http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210644.aspx, http://blog.contextures.com/archives/2012/01/03/change-all-pivot-tables-with-one-selection/, http://leansoftware.net/en-us/productsdownloads/exceltodatabase.aspx, http://leansoftware.net/forum/en-us/blog.aspx, Help me apply an online excel as a database macro to my spreadsheet, I said your spreadsheet is really FAT, not real PHAT! I have done it in the past by using the pivot_change event, duping all the filter settings to a table, then using a formula in the data for each table to set "in scope". Use the same fields shown in the first screenshot above ("A basic flat-file spreadsheet database"), and then fill in 12-15 records with your own ... 2. i use this cods in my project but i got a error when want to update combo boxes value Type mismatch as below: Private Sub cmdUpdate_Click() In your Excel data source that you'll use for a mailing list in a Word mail merge, make sure you format columns of numeric data correctly. Dim Criteria as range Can anyone help me figure out exactly how to convert the excell spreadsheet to a database and get the table from there? 'Add this to have the same format if I add picture in each data (hyperlink or comment), how to show that data with picture?? In many companies DB people are usually overworked and everyone else is just stuck with large Excel data files that need to be manipulated. This is a powerful and time saving technique, great for anyone's arsenal, so it's sad to see people make blanket statements against it. (This is important). I can even sort the different columns in the listbox. Exit Sub MISSING: Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 6.0 Library can you please advice how can it be achieved?? […] Using Excel as your database: A nice tutorial from Chandoo. 7 min read. Also, this is an Excel and not an Access site... Anyways, it is good to know that SQL could be used in Excel. When I try to save it to another file, I get the message: "The file you are trying to open, '791CF000',is in a different format than specified by the file extension. basically this technique will allow me to get much of the dev work framed before the sql server goes up, then eventually replace it with the pp plugin. There are several other columns with these characteristics that are returned just fine in the record set. rs.MoveNext What I need to apply it to my spreadsheet is a way to not only select from the dynamic lists, [...]. I want to change the Product, Region, CustomerType to other name to fit with my purpose but when i change it on vba code, it always show error 424. Funtionality with "bullet proof" code mod works great with updating multiple combo boxes with independent criteria. However, you cannot edit the data to change the source data through the Excel user interface. Set rs = Nothing You can also use this character to do the same: `. For instance, you could remove the brackets from [data$] with and the query still works fine. thanks again. Paul Norris, Senior Systems Engineer EMEA at Tripwire told TechHQ Excel was an “excellent tool” to report and filter data, but for large datasets, investments should be made into technology than can securely process large datasets and ensure accurate results. i am totally new to this SQL thing and whenever u try to make new database, as u did, or modify ur database, i am getting errors. This wikiHow teaches you how to set up and use Microsoft Excel on your Windows or Mac computer. Well with 3 shifts a day this is a lot of documents and if you want to go back through them to find something, or trend data you have a lot of $&!+ to sort through....SO, I have made the document save the data in an Excel workbook using ADODB in VBA. right now I am copying filter settings via vba to multiple pivot table, and it's crap, slow, and more crap. !One little change in the code: to avoid any problem, it would be better to replace [Service Restored Date/Time], 'YYYY-MM') AS "Month Service Restored", Is there a way to solve the issue that prevents saving. [C4].Select Use the following code to add a DataTable with data. [New Business Unit] AS "Business Unit", It appears that Excel thinks the data file is still in use, even though I've closed the connections. rs.Close Now i got issue when i insert my data to this file. I am a novice on excel vba, i used to complete the task whatever assigned to me by searching google, on searching i found this link and it is very very useful. cmbRegion.AddItem rs.Fields(0) [Suspend Hours])) The only issue I have is in the comment fields. Database management systems like this are purpose built for data storage and retrieval. Use a data entry form … This is great. sSheetName = "[" & Sheet2.Name & "$]", ...and then replace all 11 instances of this: but never mind. This is a guest post by Vijay, our in-house VBA Expert. I'd recommend asking this in the Chandoo.org Forums change. Sheets("View").Visible = True MsgBox "There was some issue getting the totals. cmbRegion.Text = vbNullString If y = "ADODB" Then Thank you very much Vijay this is really creative work. The Save as command exports only the active sheet. *** I did add a few extra columns to the data tab in comparison to the original template. SEV1.BU AS "Sev 1 BU", Sheets("View").Select It does not recognize the nz() function. Was able to moody it to suit my needs, but the workbook bloated into 33MB file size and runs slow, any suggestions? Here's the tutorial Using Excel As Your Database | Chandoo.org - Learn Microsoft Excel Online . regards Application.CutCopyMode = False & " and [data$]. rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic If anybody had any ideas on how to do this, please share. 2 IN-1000055 1 See practical use in a select numbers of situations. End If Set rs = Nothing 'populate data Is there a secret in making it execute fast just like your sample Excel file . When the user form is filled out, I click the "Add" button which invokes the code to copy the user form data, activate the database, add the record to the database, update my workbook from the database (adding my new record and all other changes since I last updated my workbook), and close the database. If rs.RecordCount > 0 Then There are times when Excel is perfect for manipulating data in databases. I saved it as a new workbook and the same errors appear. [Service Restored Date/Time])/3600.0) ) AS IMDATA, LEFT OUTER JOIN `C:\Users\DickByrne\Documents\ITO Customer Service\BU Metrics\References\Div-CU-BU-Loc Name Mapping for 2013.xlsx`.`'BU Lookup$'` AS BU I understand describing this technique as "using Excel as your database", for a lack of a better term. There is no way I'm gonna quit. I used your code, but modified the OpenDB function to read from a separate data file workbook. i am completely untouched by programming (if you dont count in some classes many years ago), and my goal is to create  stock database. Jay - can you elaborate a bit more about what you are trying to do? in View sheet. The data is obviously in Access and so is the "Master/Transaction Maintenance". I have mailed you the file. If rs.RecordCount > 0 Then End If, If cmbProducts.Text "" Or cmbRegion.Text "" Or cmbCustomerType.Text "" Then Eventually they start using Access or SQL Server etc. But it could be misleading. strSQL = "Select Distinct [Region] From [data$] Order by [Region]" [Cust #]='" & cmbcustno.Text & "'", rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic, strSQL = "SELECT * FROM [data$] WHERE [data$]. In Product column i have country names like Accessories, Desktop, Laptop and Misc and against same Product names I have region as East in Region column. I am trying select * from [TableA$] A,[TableB] B where A.id=B.id I agree about the fact that Excel isn't a database but I think it's great. using UPDATE sql command)?? SEV1. Why this type of errors are coming ?? .Copy I tried this and am getting a (run time error) the below error on line, If rs.RecordCount > 0 Then This has the additional benefit of providing end users with immediate feedback as to the validity of entries. Exit Sub         MsgBox "I was not able to find any unique Products. xRow = xRow + 1 'move on a row I was wondering if you can help me. Using Excel as a database to store and query data. Using SQL in Excel - how do I address the columns in a sheet without giving each column a name ? Exit Sub IN-1000157 3 rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic Creating Excel file using C#; Writing data to cells; Formatting data to cells; Working with Excel range; 1. To quote from Craig's own documentation: I get an error. The powers that be want to be able to filter on about 6 of those at any given time. cmbCustomerType.AddItem rs.Fields(0) Version 6.0 is available from Windows Vista onwards. End With closeRS NO need of a module and above all NO PUBLIC variables, if there is another workbook with the same variables you'll get an error! I have downloaded the demo file. The answer from a number of cybersecurity experts is, roundly, ‘no’. @Garouda Hanouman Hi. i have 10 records in the database sheet like abd's,aws'q,xza',qaws,étc....like that 10-15 records. ", vbExclamation + vbOKOnly Hey, I like this. 11 IN-1000157 1 strSQL = "Select Distinct [Customer Type] From [data$] Order by [Customer Type]" Application.ScreenUpdating = True End If Did you add the reference to the Active X data Library? Unbelievable. Is there a way of making the drop down boxes dependent of each other? rs.Open strSQL, cnn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic Exit Sub Press the OK button. It’s not possible to save the file any more. IN-1000157 2 In fact, you can do all kinds of good things via the ODBC driver - outer joins against multiple workbooks, using SQL's scalar functions, etc. Seen a better term are n't available a dropdown list within a database for users who not. 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