Solved

VB & MS SQL Server

Posted on 2002-03-05
6
165 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Hi,

i am using VB as client.& SQL server as DB.
when i try to store this text "khdfkhsdkfh'sdfsdf'" in a varchar field i hit error "incorrect syntax near'sdfsdf'"

its bcos the single quote. but i need to store this value.
is it bcos the datatype is varchar???



0
Comment
Question by:chandua
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 6843378
no it is because it includes a quote. you need to do something like:
strV = "khdfkhsdkfh'sdfsdf'"
sql = "insert into t1(field1) values('" & replace(strv,"'","''") & "')"
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 6843388
and please maintain your other question:

Questions Asked 45
Last 10 Grades Given A A A A A B A A A B  
Question Grading Record 22 Answers Graded / 22 Answers Received
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
lmanapure earned 15 total points
ID: 6843426
Hi,

The problem is because of the ' character in your string.

It happens once in a while that the application users enter a string with a ' character.

You can use the following function in your applications to get a valid SQL string.

Private Function GetValidSQLString(ByVal SourceString As Variant) As String
    If IsNull(SourceString) Then
        GetValidSQLString = ""
    Else
        GetValidSQLString = "'" & Replace(SourceString, "'", "''", , , vbTextCompare) & "'"
    End If
End Function

A way to call this function may be:
str = "khdfkhsdkfh'sdfsdf'"
str = GetValidSQLString(str)
This will set str value equal to 'khdfkhsdkfh''sdfsdf'''
and the expression will become:

Insert Into Table(columnname) Values('khdfkhsdkfh''sdfsdf''')
Use it like this
Ex.
sSQL = "Insert Into TableName(ColumnName)"
sSQL = sSQL & "Values(" & GetValidSQLString(str) & ")"

Lokesh
0
Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Moondancer
ID: 6861569
47 questions asked, only 22 closed.... ADMINISTRATION WILL BE CONTACTING YOU SHORTLY.
This question appears to have been abandoned. Your options are:
 
1. Accept a Comment As Answer (use the button next to the Expert's name).
2. Close the question if the information was not useful to you. You must tell the participants why you wish to do this, and allow for Expert response.
3. Ask Community Support to help split points between participating experts, or just comment here with details and we'll respond with the process.
4. Delete the question. Again, you must tell the other participants why you wish to do this.

For special handling needs, please post a zero point question in the link below, include the question QID/link.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt
 
Please click this Help Desk link for Member Guidelines, Member Agreement and the Question/Answer process:  Click you Member Profile to view your question history and keep them all current with updates as the collaboration effort continues.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyHelpDesk.jsp

To view your open questions, please click the following link(s) and update/finalize them all.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20223690
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20265178
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20265195
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20274444
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20275198
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=crystal&qid=20180838
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=mssql&qid=20133711
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=mssql&qid=20267928
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=mssql&qid=20272203
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=mssql&qid=20268833
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20273717
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20271488
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20271453
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20266279
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20264617
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20258796
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20257478
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20255754
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20255748
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20242197
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20214627
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20193125
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=asp&qid=20181410
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=asp&qid=20148274
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=asp&qid=20008099

PLEASE DO NOT AWARD THE POINTS TO ME.  
 
------------>  EXPERTS:  Please leave any comments regarding this question here on closing recommendations if this item remains inactive another three days.
 
Thank you everyone.
 
Moondancer
Moderator @ Experts Exchange

P.S.  For year 2000 questions, special attention is needed to ensure the first correct response is awarded, since they are not in the comment date order, but rather in Member ID order.
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 6861631
points are going to me. I have answered first.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Moondancer
ID: 6866965
Points for emoreau  this TA 20277209

It was the Asker who chose and graded/closed this.  Fixed in the above, please comment.

Moondancer - EE Moderator
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The debugging module of the VB 6 IDE can be accessed by way of the Debug menu item. That menu item can normally be found in the IDE's main menu line as shown in this picture.   There is also a companion Debug Toolbar that looks like the followin…
This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month5 days, 11 hours left to enroll

627 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question