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Why it always show "Database is Read Only" when I add a record to it.

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Hi every Genius,

I write a VB program to read/write records from/to a table using ODBC driver. I can select the records from the table
properly. But as I want to add a record to the table. It always show the error message "Can't update. Database or object is
read only". I have already check that the property of Updateable is true. Is something wrong/missing in my program or else (ie.
driver)?

Please Help me. Thanks!

My program is attached as below:

Function InsertRecord() As Boolean
Dim wrkODBC As Workspace
Dim conPubs As Connection
Dim rstTemp As Recordset

Set wrkODBC = CreateWorkspace("NewODBCWorkspace", _
"XXXXXX", "YYYYYY", dbUseODBC)

Set conPubs = wrkODBC.OpenConnection("Connection1", _
dbDriverComplete, False, "ODBC;DSN=Micro-MRP MAX; " & _
"DATAPATH=X:\APPS\MAX\DAT;UID=XXXXXX;PWD=YYYYYY; " & _
"DDFPATH=X:\APPS\MAX\DAT;")

With conPubs
Debug.Print " Connect = " & .Connect
Debug.Print " Database[.Name] = " & _
.Database.Name
Debug.Print " Name = " & .Name
Debug.Print " Updateable = " & .Updatable 'True
End With

Set rstTemp = conPubs.OpenRecordset("Header/Footer", _
dbOpenDynamic)
With rstTemp
.AddNew
!NOTENUM_47 = "A"
!NOTEDES_47 = "A"
!NOTELN1_47 = "A"
!NOTELN2_47 = "A"
!MCOMP_47 = "A"
!MSITE_47 = "A"
!UDFKEY_47 = "A"
!UDFREF_47 = "A"
!FILLER_47 = "A"
.Update
End With

rstTemp.Close

conPubs.Close

wrkODBC.Close

End Function
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by:a111a111a111
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Hi,
Is your database is open by MS Access or any program.
That cloud be a problem.
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Set rstTemp = conPubs.OpenRecordset("Header/Footer", _
dbOpenDynamic,dbAppendOnly)

Change the statement above as illustrated.
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by:sbmc
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Make sure the table you are updating has an index. If not update will fail.
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