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Posted on 2013-05-29
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Need to another pair of eyes to help me with this update stateement within my VBA Code:

curDB.Execute ("Update tblReportList_DistLst" & _
                " SET DistributionList = DConcat('DistList','TblReportDist', '[Name] = ''' & tblReportList_DistLst.Name & ''')" & _
                " WHERE tblReportList_DistLst.DistributionList Is Null")

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Question by:Karen Schaefer
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by:nemws1
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I think you want this: (missing double quotes before and after tblReportList_DistLst.Name)

curDB.Execute ("Update tblReportList_DistLst" & _
                " SET DistributionList = DConcat('DistList','TblReportDist', '[Name] = '''" & tblReportList_DistLst.Name & "''')" & _
                " WHERE tblReportList_DistLst.DistributionList Is Null")
                                  

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Qlemo earned 2000 total points
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There is also one single quotes too many:
curDB.Execute ("Update tblReportList_DistLst" & _
                " SET DistributionList = DConcat('DistList','TblReportDist', '[Name] = ''" & tblReportList_DistLst.Name & "'' ')" & _
                " WHERE tblReportList_DistLst.DistributionList Is Null")

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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39206137
now I am getting variable not define on the '[Name] = ''" & tblReportList_DistLst.Name & "'' ')"
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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39206151
Lets try a different approach - I am appending a table from the VBA Sql string, then I need to update the Concatenated Email address per each ReportName (Name)

Here is my code as far:

Need help with the Update statement using the correct tables and fields. based on the previous sql string.

Public Function ConcatDistList()
Dim curDB As DAO.Database
Dim strSQL As String, strSQL1 As String
Dim rs As DAO.Recordset, rs1 As DAO.Recordset
Dim MyString As String
   On Error GoTo ConcatDistList_Error

Set curDB = CurrentDb()

curDB.Execute ("Delete * from tblReportLIst_DistLst")

strSQL = "INSERT INTO tblReportList_DistLst ( Name, Type, Period, Special," & _
        " RunDate, [Day], JobName, [Number], [Order], UpdateDate, RunTime, Priority, SaveToHistory," & _
        " Owner, ManualTask )" & _
        " SELECT tblDailyLog.Name, tblDailyLog.Type, tblDailyLog.Period," & _
        " tblDailyLog.Special, tblDailyLog.RunDate, tblDailyLog.Day, tblDailyLog.JobName, tblDailyLog.Number," & _
        " tblDailyLog.Order, tblDailyLog.UpdateDate, tblDailyLog.RunTime, tblDailyLog.Priority," & _
        " tblDailyLog.SaveToHistory, tblDailyLog.Owner, tblDailyLog.ManualTask" & _
        " FROM tblDailyLog INNER JOIN tblReportDist ON tblDailyLog.Name = tblReportDist.RptName" & _
        " GROUP BY tblDailyLog.Name, tblDailyLog.Type, tblDailyLog.Period," & _
        " tblDailyLog.Special, tblDailyLog.RunDate, tblDailyLog.Day, tblDailyLog.JobName, tblDailyLog.Number," & _
        " tblDailyLog.Order, tblDailyLog.UpdateDate, tblDailyLog.RunTime, tblDailyLog.Priority," & _
        " tblDailyLog.SaveToHistory, tblDailyLog.Owner, tblDailyLog.ManualTask" & _
        " HAVING (((tblDailyLog.Period) <> 'Discontinued'))" & _
        " ORDER BY tblDailyLog.Name, tblDailyLog.Period"
curDB.Execute (strSQL)
 
curDB.Execute ("Update tblReportList_DistLst" & _
                " SET DistributionList = DConcat('DistList','TblReportDist', '[RptName] = ''" & [tblReportList].[Name] & "'' ')" & _
                " WHERE tblReportList_DistLst.DistributionList Is Null")
Debug.Print strSQL
curDB.Execute (strSQL)
DoCmd.OpenTable "tblReportLIst_DistLst", acViewNormal, acReadOnly
   On Error GoTo 0
   Exit Function

ConcatDistList_Error:

    MsgBox "Error " & Err.Number & " (" & Err.Description & ") in procedure ConcatDistList of Module _modDConcat"

End Function

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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39206368
Partial solution - see:  http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_28138761.html for full solution.

Thanks for the assistances
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