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Reserved word?

Reserved word?

(OP)
Hello

I know that 'password' is a reserved word and needs to go in square brackets, as in [password], but where do those square brackets go in something like this, please:

CODE -->

Dim Sql As String = "UPDATE university SET uniqueCode='',password=@password WHERE......

........

 cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@password", txtNewPwd.Text.... 


Thank you for any advice.

RE: Reserved word?

(OP)
Thanks jbenson001

I was thinking of password here, sorry:

Link

It is an Access DB that I have, so I would need to replace that SQL, wouldn't I?

I am getting an error on that line:

CODE -->

Dim Sql As String = "UPDATE university SET uniqueCode='',password=@password WHERE uniqueCode=@uniqueCode and (strEmail=@strEmail)", conn) 

and have tried every combination of ) and " and thought the error may really lay elsewhere such as 'password'.

Thanks for the link!

RE: Reserved word?

Not too familiar with Access syntax... but I would try putting square brackets around password

[password]=@password

Are you getting an error?

RE: Reserved word?

(OP)
Yes

CODE -->

Dim Sql As String = "UPDATE university SET uniqueCode='',password=@password WHERE uniqueCode=@uniqueCode and (strEmail=@strEmail)", conn) 

BC30205: End of statement expected after that final bracket.

I will put password between []

Thanks

RE: Reserved word?

(OP)
Hello jbenson001

The error goes if the ,conn) at the end is removed.

Thanks for your help.

RE: Reserved word?

Glad you figured it out!

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