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DoCmd Openform WhereCondition Type Mismatch

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Hi
Have some code that looks like this but returns type mistype error.

Dim stDocName As String
Dim stLinkCriteria As String
stDocName = "ChooseAuditReadOnly"
stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] And "[Auditor] = " & Me![Auditor]

If I take out the "And" clause it works fine; so there is some problem with
And "[Auditor] = " & Me![Auditor]

The data types are matched so not sure what the problem is.
Thank you
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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the AND needs to be part of the string:
stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber]  " And [Auditor] = " & Me![Auditor]
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by:ohgee
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Thanks, tried this but now get compile error: expected end of statement. When I had the And outside of the string seems that correct values being being passed to the &Me statements.
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by:ohgee
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....correct values were being passed to the &Me statements.
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by:rockiroads
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Is Auditor a String field? does it contain text? you did say data types match, but is that on table level?


stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] And "[Auditor] = '" & Me![Auditor] & "'"


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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try any of these

stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] &" And [Auditor] = " & Me![Auditor]


stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] &" And [Auditor] = '" & Me![Auditor] & "'"


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by:rockiroads
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noticed a typo in my post, a rogue double quote before [Auditor] =
get rid of that
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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I see that I forgot the & , like capricorn1 posted:


stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] & " And [Auditor] = " & Me![Auditor]
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by:ohgee
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Thanks very much for the help.

The only one that seems to work is
stLinkCriteria = "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber] &" And [Auditor] = '" & Me![Auditor] & "'"

Ma finding it difficult to get good written guidance on how to use quotes, wher eto place them etc. Are you aware of any good online reading sources.
Thanks again.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 300 total points
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if field type of data is

number  use  "    like this  "[AuditNumber]= " & Me![AuditNumber]

text  add a single quote  like this    "[Auditor] = ' " & Me![Auditor] & " ' "
                                                                ---^ single quote -------^  
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Thanks; appreciate it
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