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  1. #1
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    Aug 2004

    Unanswered: Updating Table with VBA

    Does anyone know how to update a table in Access with a line of VBA code?

    As an example...say you have a inputbox that asks for the users can you pass that name into a table with VBA.

    Thanks for the help.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    To insert into a table:
    SQLStr = "INSERT INTO [Table]([Number], [Name]]) VALUES (1, "Bill")
    DoCmd.RunSQL SQLStr

    To update an existing record in a table:
    SQLStr = "UPDATE [Table] SET [Name] = """ & Person & """ WHERE [Number] = " & Num
    DoCmd.RunSQL SQLStr

    Beware of minor syntax errors I did this on the way out the door.
    Hope it helps...

    Also be careful not to violate any primary key rules and create dupliates and that sort of thing.

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