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DataCustomer.RecordSource = "Select * from Customers where Customer_ID = " & UserInputByCustomerID
DataCustomer.Refresh

This works for a number, but not for text. How can i get this SQL to work from a Access database to access a record for somebody's last name.  
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Change it to:
DataCustomer.RecordSource = "Select * from Customers where Customer_ID = '" & UserInputByCustomerID & "'"

Note that the string must be between two single quotation marks ' '.
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The SQL is correct now, but i get a data mismatch error. I think i might be able to figure it out, but do you know what it could be? Thanks Again
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