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Need ADO Filter for One Big record using Instr? Like?

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Upstanding Guru's,
I have a Flat File text file with thousands of records.  
Each record contains a single field "F1" containing a long string of characters.

I know that I would like to filter for all records with the value "20061225" in columns 21 though 29.
VB6 sputters error messages if I use the following code:

mADORecordSet.Open "Select * From " & sResult, moADOConnection
mADORecordSet.Filter = "(MID$(F1,21,8)='" & Cur_TranDate & "')"

The Error message I'm getting is:
"Arguments are of the wrong type, are out of acceptable range,
or are in conflict with one another."

Many Thanks

Ted


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