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Variable in SQL Statement

Using VB 6, trying to pass a variable to a SQL Statement.  Recieve the following error message.  " Data type mismatch in criteria expression".  The problem is in the Where Statement using the variable txtClientNo.

Current Code:
Dim txtClientNo As String
txtClientNo = Mid(sText, 34, 4)

SQLQuery2 = "Select tblSysCompanyAvail.CompanyCode, tblSysCompanyAvail.CompanyName, tblSysCompanyAvail.EmployerIDNum, tblSysCompanyAvail.Address1, tblSysCompanyAvail.City, tblSysCompanyAvail.State, tblSysCompanyAvail.ZipCode " _
& "FROM tblSysCompanyAvail " _
& "WHERE tblSysCompanyAvail.CompanyCode = " & txtClientNo & "; "
rst2.Open SQLQuery2, cnn2, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic

When I change " & txtClientNo & " to '1345' an actual value the code works.  The CompanyCode database field is a text field.
Visual Basic ClassicSQL

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Jim Horn

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Jim Horn

{some cleanup}

Dim sSQL as String

sSQL = "Select CompanyCode, CompanyName, EmployerIDNum, Address1, City, State, ZipCode "
sSQL = sSQL & "FROM tblSysCompanyAvail " 
sSQL = sSQL & "WHERE CompanyCode = '" & txtClientNo & "'; " 

rst2.Open sSQL, cnn2, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic
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RichFrot

Thank you for your prompt reply
Jim Horn

Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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