Save to Sharepoint List

I need an example of how to save a record to a Sharepoint List.  Can someone provide an example?

Thanks, Lynn
Sub SaveToSpList()
' Procedure : SaveToSpList
' DateTime  : 12/28/2011
' Purpose   : Write out to (Save-to)a Sharepoint site in a List ("form" with fields)
' Parameters:
'             strSharepointConnection - a function that builds the Sharepoint connection
'                                       string.  Has parameters of it's own. See function
'                                       definition.
    'Access table recordset
    Dim db As DAO.Database
    Dim AccessRs As New ADODB.Recordset
    Set db = CurrentDb
    'Sharepoint connection
    Dim SPCon As New ADODB.Connection
    'Sharepoint Recordset
    Dim SPRs As New ADODB.Recordset
    Dim SPFld As ADODB.Field
    Dim strSQL As String
      On Error GoTo SaveToSpList_Error
    'Get Access report record
    strSQL = "SELECT tblReport.* FROM tblReport"
    'open recordset holder for new Access report record
    Set AccessRs = db.OpenRecordset(strSQL)
    'make Sharepoint recordset
    strSQL = "SELECT * FROM list WHERE 1 = 2"
    SPCon = strSharepointConnection(strURL, strListID, 2)
    SPRs.Open strSQL, SPCon, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic
    'Are there any Access records?
    If Not AccessRs.BOF And Not AccessRs.EOF Then
       Exit Function
    End if   

    'Are there any Sharepoint records?
    If Not SPRs.BOF And Not SPRs.EOF Then
       'do nothing
       Exit Function
    End if   
        Do Until AccessRs.EOF
                'Assign Access field values to fields of Sharepoint List
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[System]) = AccessRs.Fields("rSystem")     'fails here
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[System Status]) = AccessRs.Fields("rSystem_Status")
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[Report ID]) = AccessRs.Fields("rReport_ID")
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[Report Name]) = AccessRs.Fields("rReport_Name")
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[Report Status]) = AccessRs.Fields("rReport_Status")
                SPRs.Fields(SPFld.[Delivery Method]) = AccessRs.Fields("rDelivery_Method")

                Next SPFld ' next SP slot for a new report
            AccessRs.MoveNext   'next new Report to send to SP
        Set SPRs = Nothing
        Set SPCon = Nothing
    End If
    Set AccessRs = Nothing
    MsgBox "Done"
End Function

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LambelAuthor Commented:
In the code above, on line 28, it doesn't compile because (I believe) there is something wrong
with the way I am referring to the Field in the sharepoint list.
LambelAuthor Commented:
Correction: Make that line 59 (not 28).
I deal with Sharepoint Lists in access... but I created an accdb and linked to the Sharepoint files (just like an Access table).
Instead of connecting to the Sharepoint file directly, I simply access the Access.accdb and deal with the "linked table" just like as if it were Access.

Works well.

Scott C

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LambelAuthor Commented:
clarkscott: Thanks, I was able to link to the sharepoint list, but I need to generate the connection with VBA.  I keep getting runtime error 2147467259 "cannot connect to the Sharepoint site".  "Try again later".
I've attached my connection string.  Does this look right??
Any ideas?

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LambelAuthor Commented:
I never got the vba connection working. I ended up linking the sharepoint list to my database file.   Thank you for your reply, clarkscott.

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