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INSERT INTO SQL works in Access query editor, but not in VBA using ADO

Posted on 2010-11-08
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Hi Experts,

I am writing a query to insert a record into a Session table.

I can run the query from the Access SQL interface, but when I run it from VBA I get a "Syntax error in INSERT INTO statement".

Here is the srting from the immediate window: "INSERT into [SESSIONS] ([Sess_Start], [Sess_End], Username, UserID, Sess_Data, LanguageID, Locale, LastScreen, Usage, Success) VALUES (#08/11/2010 1:26:46 AM#, #08/11/2010 1:27:22 AM#, 'FinFlon', 9, 'SESSION_DATA_DUMP_08/11/2010 1:27:22 AM:SysUsage=OBSERVATION:Username=9:UserID=0:ObsSpecies=10:ObsCriteria=:ObsCentroidMap=:ObsDateDay=:ObsDateMonth=:ObsDateYear=:ObsDateUnknown=False:ObsQty=0:ObsNotes=:ENDDUMP=08/11/2010 1:27:22 AM:', 1, 1, 6, 1, False);"

Any help or ideas would be great.

Thanks,
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Question by:WestCoastHip
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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remove the final ";"

also, change "false" to -1 ...
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by:peter57r
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I can't see anything wrong with this sql, but I can reproduce your problem.

Instead of an ado command you could do it using :

Currentdb.execute strsql, dbfailonerror

which works OK.
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by:WestCoastHip
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Thanks, I really appreciate your expertise. I was staring at that for hours.

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