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updating more than 1 field using sql statement

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Here is the code I am now using.  How would I rewrite this to update more than 1 field without writing multiple Update statements?  I have around 30 fields to actually update in my Access Database.
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Question by:sjmmajor
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by:hongjun
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try this update statement example

update table_name
set field1 = field1_value,
field2 = field2_value
where id = 1


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by:yongyih
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Syntax
UPDATE [DatabaseName1!]TableName1
SET Column_Name1 = eExpression1
  [, Column_Name2 = eExpression2 ...]
  WHERE FilterCondition1 [AND | OR FilterCondition2 ...]]


Good Luck.
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by:priya_pbk
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I think you have forgotton to post your code, anyways hongjun and yongyih are correct for the update statement. How were you doing the same then??

-priya
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by:sjmmajor
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I tried the above and it gives me a parameter error.  Here is my code.

sSql1 = "UPDATE 22shop_5min SET jobnumber= " & JobNumber22 & " where [22shop_5min].id = 1"

If I had fields
text1
text2
text3
how would I go about using those fields in one statement?
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priya_pbk earned 50 total points
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This..

sSql1 = "UPDATE 22shop_5min SET jobnumber= " & JobNumber22 & " where [22shop_5min].id = 1"

would be then..

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sSql1 = "UPDATE 22shop_5min SET jobnumber= " & Text1 & ",jobname='" & Text2 & "',jobdesc='" & Text3 & "' where [22shop_5min].id = 1"

This is just an example. Basically what you are doing here is dynamically creating a sql-query at runtime. It's simple enough!!

*the jobName and jobdesc are dummy fields just to show how exactly it should be written.

Hope this helps!

-priya
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by:sjmmajor
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Thanks so much.  It was syntax that was getting me.  I knew it had to be easy.  I just couldn't see it.

Great!!
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by:priya_pbk
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you're welcome!
-priya
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