?
Solved

executing and adodb command

Posted on 2006-11-09
4
Medium Priority
?
340 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have the following connect string constant:
Global Const scnn_ado_mcneil = "DSN=jjtpsqlmcneil;Server=pauljmcneil;Database=jjtptab13SQL;Trusted_Connection = Yes;"

I have the following code to use an adodb command to update a table
Dim cnn As New ADODB.Connection
Dim cmd As New ADODB.Command

Set cnn = New ADODB.Connection
cnn.ConnectionString = scnn_ado_mcneil
cnn.Open
ssql = "UPDATE dbo.tblWant SET Bought=0 WHERE CustomerID=1"
Set cmd = New ADODB.Command
cmd.CommandText = ssql
cmd.Execute
 
On the line cmd.Execute I get the error:
"The connection cannot be used to perform this operation. It is either closed or invlaid in this context.
0
Comment
Question by:paulmcneil
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 65

Accepted Solution

by:
rockiroads earned 2000 total points
ID: 17907371
Any reason u are using a ADO command to do it?

Wont

cnn.Execute ssql

do? i.e use ADODB.Connection execute method
0
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17907379
If u use the Command object, u need to give it a connection

e.,g.

cmd.ActiveConnection = cnn
0
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17907389
Of course, if u dont want to use ADO, there is the simple way of

DoCmd.RunSQL ssql

or even perhaps

CurrentDB.Execute ssql
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:Leigh Purvis
ID: 17907555
Well - those will work in a linked table set up - but the SQL will need altering (i.e. "dbo." :-)

Oh - and don't forget when setting the connection...

Set  cmd.ActiveConnection = cnn
'^^
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In earlier versions of Windows (XP and before), you could drag a database to the taskbar, where it would appear as a taskbar icon to open that database.  This article shows how to recreate this functionality in Windows 7 through 10.
This article shows how to get a list of available printers for display in a drop-down list, and then to use the selected printer to print an Access report or a Word document filled with Access data, using different syntax as needed for working with …
In Microsoft Access, learn different ways of passing a string value within a string argument. Also learn what a “Type Mis-match” error is about.
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question