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Posted on 2004-04-07
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I get the error datatype mismatch in criteria expression with my Insert query, which is as follows:

SQLInsert = "insert into Participation([Term Code], [Course Code], [Player ID])"
                 SQLInsert = SQLInsert & " values('" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 8) & "', '" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 9) & "', '" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 10) & "')"
                 objConn.Execute SQLInsert

in the immediate window, this is what ?SQLInsert gives;

insert into Participation([Term Code], [Course Code], [Player ID]) values('1910', 'AU2004', 'CU1358')

Which works fine in MsAccess, which is my back-end.

I have checked datatype in acess and its all good, also the exact query works on a different program for the same databse.

Please help!!!!
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Question by:claracruz
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by:bramsquad
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are you sure your SQL query is correct?   this would be the format i would use


INSERT INTO Participation
SELECT
FROM YourTable
WHERE (((YourTable.[Term Code])='1910') AND ((YourTable.[Course Code])='AU2004') AND ((YourTable.[Player ID])='CU1358'));

~b

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by:bramsquad
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nevermind what i just put, i read that q incorrect.......brb
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Type mismatch smpley points to the fact that you are inserting a string in a numeric column. Please check whether any of the columns is a numeric data type. Assuming that [Term Code] is a numeric one then this is how the query should look:
insert into Participation([Term Code], [Course Code], [Player ID]) values(1910, 'AU2004', 'CU1358')

You have to remove the single quotes from your SQL statement:

SQLInsert = "insert into Participation([Term Code], [Course Code], [Player ID])"
                 SQLInsert = SQLInsert & " values(" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 8) & ", '" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 9) & "', '" & frm_input.MsData.TextMatrix(frm_input.MsData.Row, 10) & "')"
                 objConn.Execute SQLInsert


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