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Embedded two SQL statement in ADODC.Recordset.Open

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I need to set the date format to based on the system locale and once I have captured the date, I will update it to a SQL Server Database with an unknown date format.

Hence I am thinking of doing the following:

commandvar="set dateformat ymd" + Chr(10) + "sp_updatesometable blar blar blar"
recordset.open commandvar, connectionobject

However, when I tried that, it gives error.

Please help!  Thanks you in advance.

Note:
The command work in query analysier
The recordset.open works when the commandvar contain only one SQL statement
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Question by:kahhoe
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by:ATM
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Have You try :
Convert (datetime,@strval,dformat)

I prefer to use that one when deal with datetime.

for example:
@strval='14/04/2000' passed as varchar(10) to procedure and converted with 103 code.
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by:ATM
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replace chr(10) with vbCrLf, do it work?
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by:sunj
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by:kahhoe
ID: 2714845
not sure if this is valid.

I have tried running the two statement separately and it seems that that behaviour is as expect.  The date format is changed and the second statement can go through smoothly.
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by:Olli083097
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Isn't the date format equal on all SQL systems? (MM/DD/YYYY)
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by:kahhoe
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if you are using SQL Server, you can set the dateformat at syslanguage at master table.  Depending on the langid you are using, you can use different date format.

Actually the dateformat in the SQL Server should be dmy or ymd or blar blar blar. I don't remember seeing MM/DD/YYYY.
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by:BobbyOwens
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Have you tried sometrhing like the following?

dim strSQL as string

strSQL="set dateformat ymd " & vbcrlf
strSQL=strSQL & "go " & vbcrlf
strSQL=strSQL & "sp_updatesometable blar blar blar "
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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I always pass datetime variables using the following string format (if i don't use Parameters collection of the ADODB.command object)
yyyy/mm/dd
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by:kahhoe
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I have tried.  Observation.

1. Go statement wouldn't work
2. If the statement contain stored procedure, it wouldn't work also
3. It only work if everything is purely SQL statement but it is not necessary to cascade those statement together because you can execute the two statement together.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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For the stored procedure, you need to add EXEC before it, and it WILL work
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by:kahhoe
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Thanks you!  It really works.

btw, Who should give my marks to?
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by:kahhoe
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I think you solved my question directly.

Many Thanks AngelIII!
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