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Runtime error '3078' even though SQL string appears correct

Posted on 2003-12-02
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Experts,

Could someone shed some light on this little problem. Below is the VBA code used to update the delivery date fields for a customer in a table called tbl_temp_orders. It is executed after the date within the tbx_clients_nextcall  textbox is changed on a form.

I have checked the resulting strSQL using MsgBox and all seems perfect BUT i get the following error:  

Runtime error '3078'
The Microsoft Jet Database Engine cannot find the input table or query ". Make sure it exists and that its mane is spelled correctly.

Thanks in Advance

Jason




Sub UpdateDeldate_TempOrdersTable()
Dim strSQL As String
 
'Create SQL string to update the deldate in tbl_temp_orders when the delivery date is changed
strSQL = "UPDATE tbl_temp_orderentry SET tbl_temp_orderentry.deldate = #" & Format$(Me.tbx_clients_nextcall, "mm\/dd\/yyyy") & "# WHERE (tbl_temp_orderentry.code) = '" & Trim(Me!code) & "';"

'Execute strSQL
DBEngine(0)(0).Execute strSQL1, dbFailOnError

End Sub
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Question by:jason_pleaner
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by:ADSaunders
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Hi jason_pleaner,

???
tbl_temp_orders (in your description)
UPDATE tbl_temp_orderentry .... (in your SQL)
???

Regards .. Alan
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Mike Eghtebas earned 135 total points
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Try:

strSQL = "UPDATE tbl_temp_orderentry SET deldate = #" & Format$(Me!tbx_clients_nextcall, "mm/dd/yyyy") & "# WHERE code = '" & Trim(Me!code) & "'"

Field code is string, right?

Later on you can change to mm\/dd\/yyyy if necessary.

Mike
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by:Natchiket
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Try putting a breakpoint in after strSQL has been formulated, copy the contents of strSQL from the immediate window and paste it into a query, and see if it runs from there.  You may get a more informative error description
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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Btw, you don't need $ in:

Format(Me!tbx_clients_nextcall, "mm/dd/yyyy")
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by:jason_pleaner
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Thanks all,

At the end of the day I figured out another way to do it.

Jason
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