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I am receiving "variable Not Set" when trying to compile an Access 2010 DB.
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Question by:seamus9909
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Make a backup, then try to Decompile the database first. To do that, create a Shortcut with this as the Target:

"full path to msaccess.exe" "full path to your db" /decompile

Run that shortcut, then try to compile again.
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Did that and still get the error.

Private Sub cmdTestMulti_Click()
CurrentDb.Execute "delete * from tblreportsent where [claimId]=" & Me.ClaimID, dbFailOnError
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by:PatHartman
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Did you check for missing references?  When you have a missing reference, the first code you execute that requires a library (any library) will fail.
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by:seamus9909
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How can I tell which library I am missing in the references?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 167 total points
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in your vba window

Tools > References

look for library  prefix with MISSING: <name of library>

uncheck this and find the available library with the same name but different version

then do DEBUG >COMPILE
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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In addition, ...My guess is that perhaps a library may need to be loaded (in addition to a library perhaps being missing)
So you may have to add a reference to the Microsoft DAO object library perhaps...?

Also try it in a tighter syntax:
Dim strSQL as string
Dim dbs as dao.database
Set dbs=CurrentDB()
strSQL="Delete * FROM tblReportSent WHERE ClaimID=" & me.ClaimID
dbs.excecute strSQL, dbFailOnError

JeffCoachman
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Thanks everyone, It was the DAO object library that was missing!!! Thanks so much
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