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SQL Delete Query in VBA in an MS Access database

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Bronwyn CoulthartFlag for Australia asked on
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I have studied the questions already listed for several hours now and I still keep receiving an error even after several redrafts of the code.  Forgive me I haven't written SQL embedded code in VBA at all so some of the more basic points I am missing.

I am trying to delete records from a permanent table (JobhMTItem) which match the records listed in a temporary table (TbxResequenceJohMTItem).  The code I have written is listed below, the "strSQL" string is on one line:

    Dim strSQL As String

   strSQL = "Delete JobhMtItem FROM JobhMtItem INNER JOIN TbxResequenceJohMTItem ON JobhMtItem.Id2 = TbxResequenceJohMTItem.Id2"

   CurrentDb.Execute strSQL, dbFailOnError

The above code fails with the following error:
"Error number 3128 - Specify the table containing the records you want to delete"

I have tried to match this to other answers provided by the experts to achieve similar results but I cannot see where I am going wrong.  Any help would be appreciated.


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