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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2003

    Exclamation Unanswered: Select statment Getting mismatch data error

    Good morning everyone. I am working on selecting from a database and displaying the results, what should be an easy code to code is turned into a nightmare. My select statement is as follows

    sql2="SELECT * FROM line_data WHERE customerNumber = " & customerNumber
    Where CustomerNumber is passed in through a querystring like

    The error I am getting is
    Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e07' 
    [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Data type mismatch in criteria expression.
    The field customerNumber in the database is text, does that make a difference? Is there a function to change this from a number to text, if the above is the case? Any help would be appreciated


  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2003
    "SELECT * FROM line_data WHERE customerNumber = '" & Request.QueryString("custnum") & "'"

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Sorry about that I request the string in an if statement above.
    dim customerNumber
    'if the customer number is empty assign message if not assign number to variable
    if request.QueryString("custNum") <> "" then
    	customerNumber = request.QueryString("custNum")
    	set conn=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection") 
    	conn.Open "h_data"
    	'setting up recordset and opening data table
    	set rs1=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.recordset")
    	'select all rows from table where customer number matches number passed in
    	sql2="SELECT * FROM l_data WHERE customerNumber = " & customerNumber
    	rs1.Open sql2, conn
    	rs1 = conn.execute (sql2)
    	customerNumber = "Customer number not found"
    end if
    Theres the code for everything

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    60 Access what datatype is the "customerNumber" field? If it is Text then that is why fused suggested you add quotes which you may have overlooked.

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