Delete all data from a SQL Server Table using VBA

How do I delete all data from a SQL Server Table using VBA.  I was using the following for a Access table but it doesn't work for SQL Server:
  DoCmd.RunSQL "DELETE * FROM Commitment_Outlook_bak"
schmir1Asked:
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kevin_uCommented:
http://doc.ddart.net/mssql/sql70/ta-tz_10.htm

truncate table Commitment_Outlook_bak

or

delete from Commitment_Outlook_bak
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schmir1Author Commented:
What code to I need?  Truncate table doesn't work by itself.
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kevin_uCommented:
DoCmd.RunSQL "truncate table  Commitment_Outlook_bak"
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kevin_uCommented:
DoCmd.RunSQL "DELETE FROM Commitment_Outlook_bak"
but this is slower.
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schmir1Author Commented:
I tried:
  DoCmd.RunSQL "truncate table  Commitment_Outlook_bak"
And got this error:
  Error Number 3129
  Invalid SQL statement; expected 'DELETE', 'INSERT', 'PROCEDURE', 'SELECT', or 'UPDATE'.

Note: I'm running this in VBA.
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schmir1Author Commented:
I tried:
  DoCmd.RunSQL "DELETE FROM Commitment_Outlook_bak"
I got error:
  Error Number 3086
  Could not delete from specified tables.
Fired up Server management Studio and I CAN'T DELETE records with it either.
Guess I need to ask another question.
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schmir1Author Commented:
I had to relink the tables then it worked.  Thanks for you help.
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schmir1Author Commented:
Works great.
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