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Oledb connecting updating Access table from Visual Studio

Posted on 2011-10-29
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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hi Experts
I am trying to connect and Update Access 2007 Databse .accdb through Visual Studio 2010.
I manage to connect to it using the following code

 Dim connStr As String = "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\PRICE_STRUCTURES\FORMULAS\MAIN_GROUP.accdb"
    Public con As New OleDb.OleDbConnection(connStr)

    Public Da As New System.Data.OleDb.OleDbDataAdapter
      Public DtSet As New System.Data.DataSet
        Da.Fill(DtSet, "Sheet1")
       dt = DtSet.Tables("Sheet1")
        DataGridView1.DataSource = dt

That works but when I try to update Access database using ____

        Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand
        If Not con.State = ConnectionState.Open Then
        End If
        cmd.Connection = con
        cmd.CommandText = "Update Main_Group.sheet1 set Main_group.selling1='43433' where Main_group.range='ADL1'"

It gives the error  main_group.mdf not fund.
I made the connection to Main_group.accdb    not .mdf

Please Help
Question by:b001
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Accepted Solution

Praveen Kumar earned 2000 total points
ID: 37055187
Remove Main_group from query:

       Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand
        If Not con.State = ConnectionState.Open Then
        End If
        cmd.Connection = con
        cmd.CommandText = "Update sheet1 set selling1='43433' where range='ADL1'"


Author Comment

ID: 37055878
Hi  Mamtha1982:

It gives me following error

OleDbException was unhandled
Operation must use an updateable query.

Please help
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Expert Comment

by:Praveen Kumar
ID: 37056053
Can you check your Access file has all the permissions to update the file?

Follow following link:

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