Can anyone give me the correct parameter in using selection formula?

I am using crystal report 7 in my Vb programming. Problem is I could not pass on a selected value from my program to crystal report; heres how i could my selection:

CrystalReport1.selectionformula="select <list of fields> from <table name> where trandate = '"&datevalue(text1)&"'"

error encountered is: "error in formula"

please help....thanks
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You can only pass the where clause.  Also you need to use the full field name.

CrystalReport1.ReplaceSelectionFormula "{ViewName.FieldName} = 'Value'"

Dates must be passed in th proper format.

CrystalReport1.ReplaceSelectionFormula "{ViewName.FieldName} = #"& date(text1)& "#"


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