Missing node results in object variable not set error

I am parsing through an xml file using VBA in MS access, and sometimes a particular node isnt in the xml file, and sometimes it is.

when I use the code below, if the "Phone" node isnt there, then I recieve an error that the Object Variable is not set. Is there a way to skip the code line if the object doesnt exist, or skip the line if the error occurs?

FundPhone = xmlDoc.documentElement.selectSingleNode("Phone").text
DragonRebornRandAsked:
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mbizupCommented:
Try error handling around that line:

ON Error goto EH
FundPhone = xmlDoc.documentElement.selectSingleNode("Phone").text 

' The rest of your code goes here


Exit Sub ' Or function  '<--- Exit normally if no errors

EH:
   If Err.Number = {enter the error number here}  then resume next '<-***** You need to substitute the error code here
   msgbox Err.description
End sub

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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Can you post the entire code please?

Sometimes you need a syntax like this:

Dim x as SomeObject
Set x=SomeValue

So presuming that you declared xmlDoc somewhere (and declared it correctly), ...you might need to do this:

Set FundPhone = xmlDoc.documentElement.selectSingleNode("Phone").text

mbizupCommented:
I think that's error 91, so it would look like this:


ON Error goto EH
FundPhone = xmlDoc.documentElement.selectSingleNode("Phone").text 

' The rest of your code goes here


Exit Sub ' Or function  '<--- Exit normally if no errors

EH:
   If Err.Number = 91  then 
         resume next    
   else
        msgbox "ERROR " & err.number & ": " &  Err.description
   end if
End sub 

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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
My suggestion is to check for null before you attempt to use the variable:

Set node = xmlDoc.documentElement.selectSingleNode("Phone")

If Not node Is Nothing Then
    FundPhone = .text
End If

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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
Line 4 should have included "node":

FundPhone = node.text

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DragonRebornRandAuthor Commented:
Error Handling works. Thanks mbizup
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