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Update query using VBA in Access

Posted on 2010-11-17
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Hi experts
I'm tryting to update a filed [FileDate] within a table (tblSalesReport934LClean) where [FileDate]
is null to a variable that holds a date.
I get the error  "Syntax error in update statement"

please help  
Sub updatetest()







Dim SQLMasterUpdate As String

Dim varDate As Date



varDate = #12/29/2010#



SQLMasterUpdate = "UPDATE tblSalesReport934LClean SET " & _

                "tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] = " & varDate & ", " & _

                "WHERE tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] = " & Null & ";"





DoCmd.RunSQL SQLMasterUpdate







End Sub

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Question by:Thrawn3000
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by:Rey Obrero
ID: 34161409
try this

Sub updatetest()



Dim SQLMasterUpdate As String
Dim varDate As Date

varDate = #12/29/2010#

SQLMasterUpdate = "UPDATE tblSalesReport934LClean SET" & _
                " tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] = #" & varDate & "#" & _
                " WHERE tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] is Null"

DoCmd.RunSQL SQLMasterUpdate



End Sub


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Rey Obrero earned 500 total points
ID: 34161417
if you want to suppress the warning message

Sub updatetest()



Dim SQLMasterUpdate As String
Dim varDate As Date

varDate = #12/29/2010#

SQLMasterUpdate = "UPDATE tblSalesReport934LClean SET" & _
                " tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] = #" & varDate & "#" & _
                " WHERE tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] is Null"
docmd.setwarnings false
DoCmd.RunSQL SQLMasterUpdate

docmd.setwarnings true

End Sub

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by:Thrawn3000
ID: 34161455
Thanks Capricorn I managed to work it out, but your answer does the same thing thanks very much, my code is below



Sub updatetest()



Dim SQLMasterUpdate As String
Dim varDate As Date

varDate = "25/12/2010"

SQLMasterUpdate = "UPDATE tblSalesReport934LClean SET " & _
                "tblSalesReport934LClean.[FileDate] =#" & CDate(varDate) & "# " & _
                "WHERE (((tblSalesReport934LClean.FileDate)Is null));"


DoCmd.RunSQL SQLMasterUpdate



End Sub
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