insert new record into SQL not working


I am trying to create a small software license database and when i try and insert a new record using

        Dim connstring As String = Nothing

        Dim sqlconn As New SqlConnection
        Dim sqlcmd As New SqlCommand

        connstring = "server=simon-pc;database=licenses;trusted_connection=yes;"

        sqlconn.ConnectionString = connstring

        sqlcmd.Connection = sqlconn

        sqlcmd.CommandText = "insert into licenses (Manuafacture, appname, version, username, ci, license, po, invoice, date_logged) values(" & manufacturerCb.SelectedValue & "," & _
            applicationNameCb.SelectedValue & "," & verstionTxt.Text & "," & assignedUserTxt.Text & "," & machineNameTxt.Text & "," & licenseKeyTxt.Text & "," & poNumberTxt.Text & "," & _
            invoiceNumberTxt.Text & "," & dateloggedDtp.Value & ");"


I receive the error message

Incorrect syntax near ','.

using VS2010 in the autos window the last place this gets to is version.

Can anyone shed any light on to why I am getting this please?


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Paul JacksonSoftware EngineerCommented:
Have you spelt this control correctly ? verstionTxt.Text
Are you maybe missing a continuation character after the & on the 3rd line
you might need to put a single quote around the text value

sqlcmd.CommandText = "insert into licenses (Manuafacture, appname, version, username, ci, license, po, invoice, date_logged) values(' " & manufacturerCb.SelectedValue & " ' , ' " & _
            applicationNameCb.SelectedValue & " ', ' " & verstionTxt.Text & " ', ' " & assignedUserTxt.Text & " ', ' " & machineNameTxt.Text &  " ', ' " & licenseKeyTxt.Text & " ', ' " & poNumberTxt.Text & " ', ' " & _
 invoiceNumberTxt.Text & " ' , #" & dateloggedDtp.Value & "# );"

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SimonPrice33Author Commented:
thanks guys, will try now, spelling of version is correct now...  will try using the single quotes too...

one question, what does the # represent?

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SimonPrice33Author Commented:
Bonza! thanks :)

worked a charm with single quotes, changed the # to ' too :)


you don't have to use a sing quote around value if value is number, but it requires the value is text value.  "#" around variable for date field value.
SimonPrice33Author Commented:
hi, the spelling mistake was in my post here, actual code was correct, solution that was awarded the points was the correct and in full..
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