Whats a quick & easy way to delete all records from a table?

Whats a simplified, quick, & easy way to delete all records from a table?

My databasename is Wrong.mdb, my table name is MISSED_QUESTIONS

GmoneyAsked:
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TomLaw1999Commented:
Perhaps something like this

adodc1.Recordset.MoveFirst

Do While Not Adodc1.Recordset.EOF
Adodc1.Recordset.Delete
Adodc1.Recordset.MoveNext
Loop

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SweatCommented:
Gmoney,

An easier and faster SQL way is:


  ado/or/dao object.Execute ("DELETE * From yourtable")

Using either ADO or DAO.

No looping required.  Without any WHERE portion of the SQL everything will be selected.

Sweat

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SweatCommented:
Gmoney,

Didn't see your db and table info.

Wrong.mdb, my table name is MISSED_QUESTIONS

  ado/or/dao.Execute ("DELETE * From MISSED_QUESTIONS")

Sweat

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vinnyd79Commented:
i don't think you need the *

This should work

' add reference to Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects Library
Dim cn As ADODB.Connection
Set cn = New ADODB.Connection
cn.ConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\Wrong.mdb"
cn.Open
cn.Execute "Delete From MISSED_QUESTIONS"
cn.Close
Set cn = Nothing
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GmoneyAuthor Commented:
Your code worked the best, thanks Sweets!
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SweatCommented:
Gmoney,

Actually it's Sweat, but thanks for the points.

Sweat

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