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Access, IF EXISTS, error 3129

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dennis_hsFlag for Denmark asked on
Microsoft AccessSQL
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Hello.

Have some trouble with an SQL line.

If a user exists it should update PhoneEndDate, else insert a new record.

This works fine in SQL Analyzer:

IF EXISTS (SELECT * FROM tblTable1 WHERE UserID = 555555)
UPDATE tblTable1 SET PhoneEndDate = '13-11-2010' WHERE UserID = 555555
ELSE INSERT INTO tblTable1 (UserID , PhoneType, PhoneStartDate) VALUES (555555,1,'14-11-2010')

But when I put this en Access, I get runtime-error 3129:

SQLSelectUser = "IF EXISTS (SELECT * FROM tblTable1 WHERE UserID = " & sUserId & ") UPDATE tblTable1 SET PhoneEndDate = '" & sUserDate & "') WHERE UserID = " & sUserId & " ELSE INSERT INTO tblTable1 (UserID, PhoneType, PhoneStartDate) VALUES (" & sUserId & "," & sPhoneType & ",'" & sPhoneStartDate & "')"

Any idea why?



Thanks..
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