Need help editing SQL query criteria in VB
Posted on 2006-06-22
I'm building a database for some language translation teams to track their requests and see how much time they're spending on them. On the main form are some buttons for each team to go to their respective home form. I would like to set it up so that when the Team's home form opens, it adds the criteria of that specific language before running the queries, then displays only their records.
For example, each Team home form has a list box with all the members on that team (it's a list box so others can double-click a name and it pulls up a form with that member's contact information). I would like to have it so that when someone clicks the Spanish Team button on the main form, it pulls up frmSpanishTeamHome and displays only the Spanish team members. I realize that I could do this with separate queries for each team, but that would add up to a LOT of queries.
So I have qryMembers that pulls all the records in tblMembers, and I would like the form VB to change the criteria of qryMembers based on which Team button was clicked on.
I've hunted around for a solution and found a couple that looked promising, but there was always one or two little things that made them not work. For example, I tried setting up the code so it would pull the SQL from the query into a variable and then just add on the WHERE clause, but the query always saved with a ; at the end, making any additions after the variable error out.
So if anyone has any ideas, I would greatly appreciate it!