Solved

ADO Simple  SEEK Problem

Posted on 2002-04-28
3
178 Views
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.

RUN TIME ERROR 3421   DATA CONVERSION ERROR

?? How do you pass a set of parameters, both dates,char,numeric to seek.???
0
Comment
Question by:turnermich
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
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
0
 
LVL 45

Expert Comment

by:aikimark
ID: 6975849
define lookd as Date instead of String
0
 

Author Comment

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

Appreciate the help.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying 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

Introduction In a recent article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_7811-A-Better-Concatenate-Function.html) for the Excel community, I showed an improved version of the Excel Concatenate() function.  While writing that article I realized that no o…
If you have ever used Microsoft Word then you know that it has a good spell checker and it may have occurred to you that the ability to check spelling might be a nice piece of functionality to add to certain applications of yours. Well the code that…
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…

828 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