SQL delete code

What would the VBA code be to delete a specific record from a table?

Something like:

Delete * from tblName where Client= me.txtclientID

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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
you need to use ADO object library, apparently an ADODB.Connection object, and then use it to connect to your database with a valid connection string, and then using this object's Execute method to execute the Delete SQL statement you wish to be executed.
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
SteveL13Author Commented:
Sorry.  Not following.  Do not know how to write the code.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
try this

if clientid is Number

currentdb.execute "delete * from tblName where Client=" &  me.txtclientID

if clientid is Text

currentdb.execute "delete * from tblName where Client='" &  me.txtclientID & "'"

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SteveL13Author Commented:
Here is my query designer SQL:

DELETE tblClient.*, tblClient.ClientID
FROM tblClient
WHERE (((tblClient.ClientID)=[Forms]![frmClients]![txtClientID]));

How do I convert that to VBA code?
SteveL13Author Commented:

Thank you.  You posted the solution just as I was posting my last reply.

It is number and your solution worked perfectly.  I wish there was a guide somewhere to assist in writing simple SQL code like this.
The default library for Access is DAO not ADO.  DAO is optimized for working with Jet/ACE so there is no reason to use ADO.  As for other RDBMS', I haven't seen any analysis comparing DAO and ADO using the ACE library so I can't say which is better.  All the analysis that I find is for Jet and Jet has been gone since 2007.
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
>>The default library for Access is DAO not ADO
Ok, not aware this was in Access TA.
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