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How do i search two field in a table using the SELECT command

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The is the satement i a using in my code but does not work what am i doing wrong

Set rst = dbs.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM Table1 where " & State & " = '" & (txtbox1.Text) & "'" And City & " = '" & (txtbox2.Text) & "';")

I am trying to find the content of those two field in my table. I am using VB6
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Question by:kennyD
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Set rst = dbs.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM Table1 where " & State & " = '" & (txtbox1.Text) & "'" And City & " = '" & (txtbox2.Text) & "';")

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Set rst = dbs.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM Table1 where State  = '" & (txtbox1.Text) & "' And City = '" & (txtbox2.Text) & "';")
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by:Sashi Rachabattula
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if  "State" is a variable than u have to write what u did
else if "State" is a column name do what appari wrote  
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by:kennyD
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Still didn't get it to work is there another way
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by:AHawth
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Try troubleshooting your SQL statement in the VB Visual Data Manager. It's an add-in that shipped with VB5. I don't know if it's still included with VB6

I believe the criteria strings need to be in single quotes. I can't tell if they are in the above comments.
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by:kennyD
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Let me try and explain what I am trying to do. I have a table with several fields but I am only interested in three first name, last name and weight. Now on my form I have three test box label First Name, Last Name and Weight. What I am trying to accomplish is that if first name and last name textbox has a name that’s in the table then I would know what the weight of that person is by quarrying the weight field in the table.
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