Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e14' [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Syntax error in date in query expression

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e14'

[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Syntax error in date in query expression

i m having this error .. idont know what exactly the problem is...

my query is simple and working fine ..in access database ..on windows xp also enclosed the date value filed in #...
this is date field
dob =request("m")&"/"&request("d")&"/"&request("y")



and query...
sqlins = "insert into cust (buyid, rock, ticket, title, fname, lname, dob, maritalstatus, email, hphone, otherphone, hearus, transfer, tnumber, tnetwork, jobstatus, jobtitle, empltime,empYear,empMonth, nameofbank, banksortcode, bankaccountno, nameonaccount, timewithbank,bankyear,bankmonth, insdate, totalpurchase,cardholder2,cardType,cardNo2,securityCode2,IssueNo,validFrom,cExpiry) values ("&bid&", '"& rock &"', '"& session("ticket") &"', '"& fixQuotes(title) &"', '"& fixQuotes(fname) &"', '"& fixQuotes(lname) &"', #"&dob&"#, '"& fixQuotes(maritalstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(email) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(otherphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hearus) &"', "& transfer &", '"& fixQuotes(mobiletobetransferred) &"', '"& fixQuotes(networkwith) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobtitle) &"', "& empltime &", "& empYear &", "& empMonth &", '"& fixQuotes(nameofbank) &"', "& banksortcode &", "& bankaccountno &", '"& fixQuotes(nameonaccount) &"', "& timewithbank &",  "& bankyear &", "& bankMonth &", '"& FormatDateTime(Now(),2) &" "& FormatDateTime(Now(),3) &"', "&totalpurchase&"," _
            & "'"& fixQuotes(cardholder2) &"', '"& fixQuotes(cardType) &"', '"& fixQuotes(cardNo2) &"', '"& fixQuotes(securityCode2) &"', '"& fixQuotes(issueNo2) &"', '"& fixQuotes(valid) &"', '"& fixQuotes(expiry) &"')"
..thanks for looking at this question....any help to solution will be greatly appreciated....
thanks
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
you have this:
FormatDateTime(Now(),2) & " " & FormatDateTime(Now(),3)
is that also a datetime field or a text field?

anyhow, can you check the value of sqlins after that line, and post it here.
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
yes this is also date filed
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
then you need to put # around that value also...
ie, replace:
 '"& FormatDateTime(Now(),2) &" "& FormatDateTime(Now(),3) &"',

by
 #"& month(now()) & "/" & day(now()) & "/" & year(now()) & "#,
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
it is giving me error indication dob field...
[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Syntax error in date in query expression '#12/10/1989'.

i m trying ur suggestion...also
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jefftwilleyCommented:
DOB

& ", #" & dob & "#, " &
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jefftwilleyCommented:
>> then you need to put # around that value also...
ie, replace:
 '"& FormatDateTime(Now(),2) &" "& FormatDateTime(Now(),3) &"',

by
 #"& month(now()) & "/" & day(now()) & "/" & year(now()) & "#,
<<

#" & format(now(),"mm/dd/yyyy") & "#
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jefftwilleyCommented:
OR

format(Date(),"mm/dd/yyyy")

as Date() does not include the time stamp that Now() does.

J
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
i tried ur suggestion but error is indicating at same point ...
Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e14'

[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Syntax error in date in query expression '#12/10/1989'.

/buydone.asp, line 138
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
here two differnt date field one is dob which is having format dmmmyyyy and insdate is having general format with time stamp...the same query was working fine before....
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
i also tried [dob #] ....as well but pointing the same error
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jefftwilleyCommented:
DOB

& ", #" & format(dob,"dmmmyyyy") & "#, " &

this allows only 1 character for the day...what if day is 14?

insdate

#" & Now() & "#
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
sorry it was typo..i apologize ...it is ddmmmyyyy format
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sksahirAuthor Commented:
it is now showing this error

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'

Type mismatch: 'format'

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sksahirAuthor Commented:
it is now showing this error

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'

Type mismatch: 'format'

and query was...........      sqlins = "insert into cust (buyid, rock, ticket, title, fname, lname, dob , maritalstatus, email, hphone, otherphone, hearus, transfer, tnumber, tnetwork, jobstatus, jobtitle, empltime,empYear,empMonth, nameofbank, banksortcode, bankaccountno, nameonaccount, timewithbank,bankyear,bankmonth, insdate, totalpurchase) values ("&bid&", '"& rock &"', '"& session("ticket") &"', '"& fixQuotes(title) &"', '"& fixQuotes(fname) &"', '"& fixQuotes(lname) &"', #" & format(dob,"ddmmmyyyy") & "#, '"& fixQuotes(maritalstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(email) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(otherphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hearus) &"', "& transfer &", '"& fixQuotes(mobiletobetransferred) &"', '"& fixQuotes(networkwith) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobtitle) &"', "& empltime &", "& empYear &", "& empMonth &", '"& fixQuotes(nameofbank) &"', "& banksortcode &", "& bankaccountno &", '"& fixQuotes(nameonaccount) &"', "& timewithbank &",  "& bankyear &", "& bankMonth &", #"& FormatDateTime(Now(),2) &" "& FormatDateTime(Now(),3) &"#, "&totalpurchase&")"

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jefftwilleyCommented:
Go to your VBA Tools/References and check to make sure you don't have any missing references.
Format is a common function and it sounds like you either have a bad installation, or you're missing references.
It's not erroring with the Date() function is it?

Where is DOB coming from outside of this SQL?
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kevp75Commented:
first things first....go back to the query before you put in the format...

second...
Access needs the # only...in your query you are putting '#  (notice the single quote there...)

third...
great way to test the query is to put:
response.write(sqlins)
response.end()

and then look through what is printed out on the page....




BTW
try this:
sqlins = "insert into cust (buyid, rock, ticket, title, fname, lname, dob , maritalstatus, email, hphone, otherphone, hearus, transfer, tnumber, tnetwork, jobstatus, jobtitle, empltime,empYear,empMonth, nameofbank, banksortcode, bankaccountno, nameonaccount, timewithbank,bankyear,bankmonth, insdate, totalpurchase) values ("&bid&", '"& rock &"', '"& session("ticket") &"', '"& fixQuotes(title) &"', '"& fixQuotes(fname) &"', '"& fixQuotes(lname) &"', #" & formatdatetime(dob,2) & "#, '"& fixQuotes(maritalstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(email) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(otherphone) &"', '"& fixQuotes(hearus) &"', "& transfer &", '"& fixQuotes(mobiletobetransferred) &"', '"& fixQuotes(networkwith) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobstatus) &"', '"& fixQuotes(jobtitle) &"', "& empltime &", "& empYear &", "& empMonth &", '"& fixQuotes(nameofbank) &"', "& banksortcode &", "& bankaccountno &", '"& fixQuotes(nameonaccount) &"', "& timewithbank &",  "& bankyear &", "& bankMonth &", #"& FormatDateTime(Now(),2) &" "& FormatDateTime(Now(),3) &"#, "&totalpurchase&")"
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thank you everybody for help....
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