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MS Access Open recordset does not handle dashes

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Why does MS Access handle Set rs = CurrentDB.OpenRecordset("qsReindeeers"), but it does not handle Set rs = CurrentDB.OpenRecordset("qs-Reindeeers")

I get too few parameters error...

How can I get MS Access to play nice with dashes ?
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Question by:upobDaPlaya
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by:upobDaPlaya
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Actually the name is not the issue..I have 2 parameters within the query that properly reference the main and sub form, thus I am confused on why it does not work...  The code is called from within the main form/private sub via a command button
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by:Rey Obrero
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Set rs = CurrentDB.OpenRecordset("qs-Reindeeers")

will just do fine..

try doing a compact and repair
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Nick67 earned 400 total points
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I get too few parameters error...

It is not the dashes that is the problem.
qsReindeeers is not the same query as qs-Reindeeers, is it?
qs-Reindeeers contains a parameter in the query.

You cannot open it that way.
You must open a QueryDef object. (qdf)
Then you must supply a correct value for the parameter.
Then you open the recordset
Set rs = qdf.OpenRecordset
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by:Rey Obrero
Rey Obrero earned 100 total points
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the problem is the query referenced to the subform is not correct

post the sql of the query
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by:upobDaPlaya
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Query Def worked great..was not aware that a parameter query will not work in VBA unless I use qdef...thx !
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