How can i access dynamic a database field. ( Is there something wrong with the Sub below ? )

'The DB is a public Variable that represent a database.

Public Sub WriteALineInList(Where, What)

Set frmtmp.Data1.Recordset = DB.OpenRecordset("Select * from AllFiles", dbOpenDynaset)

With frmtmp.Data1.Recordset
   
    .AddNew
    ![Where] = What       'This is where i get the problem.
    .Update
    .Close
   
End With

End Sub


Thank you.
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mrenosAsked:
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Dirk HaestProject managerCommented:
Can you give this a try

.addnew
.fields!where = what

jarnsaterCommented:
Do this:

    .AddNew
    .Fields(Where) = What    
    .Update
    .Close

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jarnsaterCommented:
...also, you might wanna declare the first argument as a string:

Public Sub WriteALineInList(Byval Where As String, What)
...
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rettiseertCommented:
Wich is the error code you get?
PreeceCommented:
What is the data type of Where and what is the data type of What?  Might be a type mismatch.  If you want to convert a number to a string, then do something like:

.Fields(Where) = CStr(What)     ' convert to string

If you want to do the opposite, then:

.Fields(Where) = CLng(What)     '  convert to long

-or-

.Fields(Where) = CDbl(What)     ' convert to double

Have a look at Type Conversion Functions in your VB help.

Preece
PreeceCommented:
Also, you want to specify the data types in your paramater declarations:

Public Sub WriteALineInList(Where as String, What as String)

-or-

Public Sub WriteALineInList(Where as Long, What as Double)

Whatever is appropriate...

Preece

mrenosAuthor Commented:
Thank jarnsater. This one line saved me. :-)
Even that it worked also with the : .Fields(Where).Value = Where
I tryed last night before i see your message.
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