?
Solved

' and Access

Posted on 2002-07-17
8
Medium Priority
?
164 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
When I take a string from a text box.. and that string has a ' in it.. it won't store into the DB and throw me an error!

What can I do with this?
0
Comment
Question by:nfuids
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
8 Comments
 
LVL 75

Accepted Solution

by:
Anthony Perkins earned 100 total points
ID: 7160835
Use:
sText = Replace(sText, "'", "''")

Anthony
0
 

Expert Comment

by:kuist
ID: 7160930
'' will be accepted by Access as a ' ?

like if I enter somethink like:


what's your best ...


when I would retreive it from ACCESS and put it in a label's caption, it would be " what's your best ... " ?

0
 

Author Comment

by:nfuids
ID: 7165868
hello?
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:nfuids
ID: 7165873
yeah, kuist is right, I don't think making ' -> '' would do the job!
0
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 7166022
>>yeah, kuist is right, I don't think making ' -> '' would do the job! << Then I wish you the best of luck.

Also, please maintain your open questions:
PHP + mcrypt w/ IIS Date: 05/27/2002 12:40PM PST
http://www.experts-exchange.com/webhosting/Q_20305118.html
(This last can be deleted as there are no contributions)
Stats + IIS Date: 05/27/2002 12:49PM PST  
http://www.experts-exchange.com/webhosting/Q_20305122.html
mcrypt Date: 05/22/2002 12:14PM PST
http://www.experts-exchange.com/php/Q_20303646.html
swf (flash) + php Date: 06/30/2002 11:20PM PST
http://www.experts-exchange.com/php/Q_20318115.html
HTTP Authentification Date: 07/02/2002 08:00PM PST  
http://www.experts-exchange.com/php/Q_20318931.html

Thanks,
Anthony

0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Nazdor
ID: 7187907
Replace single quote with two single quotes

0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Nazdor
ID: 7187920
Replace single quote with two single quotes

   '  ->  ''

Note that's not a double-quote (as in speech marks), it's an apostrophe, ascii characer 39.  This isn't overly clear in any of the posts above.

When SAVING data (as the original question asks), that is what you do (always replace all single-quotes with two-single-quotes).

This will be stored in the Database as a single quote.

When you next READ the data, it will have a single quote as expected.





0
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 7193550
Nazdor,

Thanks,
Anthony
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Database Backup and Recovery

Does your company store data on premises, off site, in the cloud, or a combination of these? If you answered “yes”, you need a data backup recovery plan that fits each and every platform. Watch now as as Percona teaches us how to build agile data backup recovery plan.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Enums (shorthand for ‘enumerations’) are not often used by programmers but they can be quite valuable when they are.  What are they? An Enum is just a type of variable like a string or an Integer, but in this case one that you create that contains…
Since upgrading to Office 2013 or higher installing the Smart Indenter addin will fail. This article will explain how to install it so it will work regardless of the Office version installed.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
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 Month9 days, 12 hours left to enroll

609 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