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Help! Search string using ADO and SQL

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Hi!!!
I would like to know if someome can help me to build a search string using ADO 2.1 , VB 6.0 and MS SQL 6.5 / 7.0.

I built this string:
    Rst.Open "SELECT * FROM Company WHERE Company = '" & ltCompany.Text & "'"

It works almost OK, but fail when I try to search for "World's Company"

with the following error:
ERROR  -2147217900(80040E14)

Thanks for any help
Regards,
Mrxz
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   Rst.Open "SELECT * FROM Company WHERE Company = '" & Replace(ltCompany.Text),"'","''") & "'"
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you must double the ' in Wordld's Company, in order to make the string looks like that :  "Worlds''s company"

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by:simonstre
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sorry for the mistakes :-) I meant "World''s company"
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by:mrxz
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Thanks for help!
The syntax had an extra ")" closing the replace command.
But fits very well
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