ADO Simple  SEEK Problem

Posted on 2002-04-28
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Still having a simple problem with SEEK>>>>>>

Set db = OpenDatabase("c:\accounting\accounting.mdb")
    Set td = db.OpenRecordset("TheData", dbOpenTable)
    Set td2 = db.OpenRecordset("DataUnique", dbOpenTable)
    Set td3 = db.OpenRecordset("Results", dbOpenTable)
    td3.Index = "MainKey"
    td3.Seek "=", #3/11/2002#, "RR", 2
--------------------This Works**--------------------------
    DIM Vd as date
    vd=date ' for the sake of this question

    Dim lookd As String  
    lookd = "#" & Format(vd, "mm/dd/yyyy") & "#"    
    td3.Seek "=", lookd, "RR", 2
---------------------This does not work-----------------
If i put a message box and look at lookd, it looks ok.


?? How do you pass a set of parameters, both dates,char,numeric to seek.???
Question by:turnermich

Accepted Solution

xSinbad earned 50 total points
ID: 6975810
You could try and convert lookd to a string first with Cstr() as I belive that seeks requires a string as the argument I think.

td3.Seek "=", Cstr(lookd), "RR", 2
LVL 45

Expert Comment

ID: 6975849
define lookd as Date instead of String

Author Comment

ID: 6976232
I have played around with cstr...  and now have it working.

Appreciate the help.

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

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…
Background What I'm presenting in this article is the result of 2 conditions in my work area: We have a SQL Server production environment but no development or test environment; andWe have an MS Access front end using tables in SQL Server but we a…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
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…

947 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now