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Posted on 2009-05-07
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I have an event procedure within an Access application that has the following query:

DoCmd.RunSQL "Delete * FROM [Payments] WHERE [Payments].OrderID = [Orders].OrderID AND [Orders].CustomerID = " & CustomerNumber & ";"

When it gets to this statement, it keeps prompting me for "[Orders].OrderID".  Orders is a table in the database, and OrderID is the Primary key in that table.

for the life of me I cannot see what is wrong with this statement.

Can someone please help.

Thanks...Tom
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by:usachrisk1983
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But it doesn't know what [orders].orderid is.  I suspect that it's a field on your form somewhere?  If so, use the control name instead.  You'll need to do the same for the other items in your WHERE clause.
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lwadwell earned 250 total points
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Hi tpigielski,

Is this what you want?

DoCmd.RunSQL "Delete * FROM [Payments] WHERE [Payments].OrderID IN (SELECT [Orders].OrderID FROM [Orders] WHERE [Orders].CustomerID = " & CustomerNumber & ");"


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by:BALMUKUND KESHAV
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Do hope there must be a textbox/combo box having data of orders.orderid , customerid, put that control instead of orders.orderid, if your textbox/combo box havign data of orders,orderid is txtorderid and customerid is txtcustomerid, then use the sql qry like this :

DoCmd.RunSQL "Delete * FROM [Payments] WHERE [Payments].OrderID = txtorderid AND [Payments].customerid = " & CustomerNumber & ";"

Bm keshav
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