Variable Field name

I am using a dao record set and updating an Access table.  I have field names for the months for this year and last year.  (ex  PJAN,TJAN,PFEB,TFEB).  I look at a date and know that 01 is January, 02 is February etc  and store PJAN or what ever field it should be in a strin variable...strPmonth and strTmonth.  When I update the record set I want to say rsInvhd!strPmonth.  What is the syntax?  I've fought through all the hard stuff and get to something simple and just can't figure it out.  I put the point value high because I need to know
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Don't use ! but the Fields property: rsInvhd.Fields(strValue).Value = ... and so on!
Good Luck !

grtx, Mark

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what's mean?
can you write some code even if it's not work
Hey Tneg I haven't done that much DB programming but I have used the ! operator before and when I used it the syntax was as follows.

    With recordsetName
          .MoveFirst 'Or the record u wish to update
    end with  

So as far as I know for straight forward use it is used exactly like a variable.
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rs = filled recordset and minimal keyset cursor,
strMonth = month to update
strValue = update value

rs.Field(strMonth).Value = strValue

The Field prop offers some nice features, you can also check if the value isn't changed somewhere else by another user.
tnegAuthor Commented:
Great!  I'm almost there now

I used this prop in a DBGrid, if you like I to know why, how and what, let me know !

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