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Could not delete from specified tables

Posted on 2010-09-15
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Hello,

I am receiving "Could not delete from specified tables" error when using this code.  Appreciate the help.

DELETE [Assignment - Deployed].*, [Project List].[Project Status]
FROM [Assignment - Deployed] INNER JOIN [Project List] ON [Assignment - Deployed].[Project ID] = [Project List].[Project ID]
WHERE ((([Project List].[Project Status])="Complete"));
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Question by:dustywork
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by:als315
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Is [Project List].[Project ID] key field?
 
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by:dustywork
ID: 33683883
Yes.  Project ID is a key field in the Project List table.
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by:Lee-H
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Do you have enforce referential integrity enabled on your relationships?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 125 total points
ID: 33683927
try this


DELETE [Assignment - Deployed].*
FROM [Assignment - Deployed], [Project List]
Where [Assignment - Deployed].[Project ID]
  IN (select [Project ID] from [Project List]
WHERE [Project Status]="Complete")
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by:rockiroads
rockiroads earned 125 total points
ID: 33683939
your delete query contains multiple tables. if just deleting from one table then specify just that or try the UniqueRecords setting http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240098/en-us
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by:dustywork
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Thanks to you both as I needed both to get to the solution.
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