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Apr 20, 2011 at 10:26 PM

Connecting SAP.BAPI in VBA - Connection Problem

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Hi there,

I'm trying to develop some code to let an access database (2010) I'm working on pull data from SAP. I've been working through all the coding examples on the web, I even have a nice big book full of even more wonderful examples, but I seem to be suck just past the starting blocks.

I can sucessfully connect to SAP using the SAP.LogonControl, and end up creating a valid connection called msapConn.

msapConn.IsConnected 

returns 1, and I can query things like .System and .ApplicationServer and get valid responses.

I then go on to define a msapBapi object as:

set msapBapi = CreateObject("SAP.BAPI.1")

to which all of the coding examples I have read say I should be able to define:

set msapBapi.Connection = msapConn

But all I get is a "Bad variant type" error.

Anyone able to point me in the right direction?

(P.S. I have wdobapi.ocx and wdtlog.ocx as references for the project)