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Alternative to DLOOKUP please

Posted on 2014-02-09
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Running my access file as .ADP against SQL Server 2008

Have some old code using DLOOKUP

ReqPickupTime = DLookup("[ReqPickupTime]", "[qrySwiftJobs]", "[SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'")
CalledInBy = DLookup("[CalledInBy]", "[qrySwiftJobs]", "[SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'")
FromYourName = DLookup("[FromYourName]", "[qrySwiftJobs]", "[SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'")
PhoneNo = DLookup("[PhoneNo]", "[qrySwiftJobs]", "[SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'")
CompanyName = DLookup("[CompanyName]", "[qrySwiftJobs]", "[SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'")

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and this goes on for about 30 more controls...


SO qrySwiftJobs I thought would speed things up on the entire jobs table apx 300,000 records.

Need some ideas
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Question by:Dale Massicotte
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Gozreh earned 480 total points
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I'm not sure whats your question, Please explain more whats your problem with using the dlookup ?
But instead of the dlookup you can open a recordset and then fill in all fields.
   Dim rs As DAO.Recordset
   Set rs = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM qrySwiftJobs WHERE [SwiftTitle] = '" & Me.[cmbSwiftSelect] & "'", dbOpenSnapshot, dbReadOnly)
   With rs
      ReqPickupTime = ![ReqPickupTime]
      CalledInBy = ![CalledInBy]
      FromYourName = ![FromYourName]
      PhoneNo = ![PhoneNo]
      CompanyName = ![CompanyName]
   End With
   Set rs = Nothing

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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 20 total points
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DLOOKUP will be very slow in this instance because it has to run the query and the Where clause for each of those controls.

Agree with Gozreh that you should be opening up a recordset, then just run down the list and apply those values to your controls.

I have not used an ADP, are you not able to create bound forms with the ADP?
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by:Dale Massicotte
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Thank you experts...this is what I needed.  I just have to modify the code for ADODB recordsets.
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