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Converting Varchar Value to DataType Int

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I am getting the following Microsoft Visual Basic RunTime Error '245': Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '[Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![Family]' to data type int. When running the following code.  Its driving me nuts as the value being passed is 108 and the field Family is data type INT as well as I have changed the form to reflect that it is a numeric field.

strSQL = " INSERT INTO MedHistoryPhysicalAdmission ( FAMILY, AdmissionDate )"
    strSQL = strSQL & " SELECT Convert(int,'[Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![Family]'), "
    strSQL = strSQL & "'[Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![AdmissionDate]';"

    DoCmd.RunSQL (strSQL)

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by:Norie
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Try this.
strSQL = " INSERT INTO MedHistoryPhysicalAdmission ( FAMILY, AdmissionDate )"    

strSQL = strSQL & " SELECT Convert(int,' & [Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![Family] & '), "    
strSQL = strSQL & "'" & [Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![AdmissionDate] & "';"

DoCmd.RunSQL (strSQL)

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Oops, missing a quote mark.

strSQL = " INSERT INTO MedHistoryPhysicalAdmission ( FAMILY, AdmissionDate )"    
strSQL = strSQL & " SELECT Convert(int,'" & [Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![Family] & "'), "   
strSQL = strSQL & "'" & [Forms]![MedicalHistoryPhysicalAdmissionLookupForm]![AdmissionDate] & "';"
DoCmd.RunSQL (strSQL)
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by:JasBrad
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Phew! that solved my problem with Family now its giving me a problem with AdmissionDate but that might be a database issue.  Runtime error 206:  Operand Type Clash: int is incompatible with date.
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by:Norie
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The problem is probably due to the difference in the way dates are stored in Access and SQL Server.

That's assuming the AdmissionDate is a datetime field.
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