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.FindFirst - 3077 Syntax error (missing operator) in expression

doneg (Programmer) (OP)
29 Feb 00 20:40
Could someone please tell me what is wrong with the following code.

With rstDestination
.FindFirst "USERNAME = " & strUserName

The recordset is opened as a dynaset, the variable strUserName is obtained from a lookup in a different table and the correct value does show up here when the mouse pointer is over it.

Any help would be appreciated
MikeLacey (MIS)
1 Mar 00 9:06
could you try

.FindFirst "USERNAME='" & strUserName & "'"

It has the effect of enclosing the variable strUserName in singles quotes - I'm just guessing from the way other things work to be honest.

Mike

Mike Lacey
Mike_Lacey@Cargill.Com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

doneg (Programmer) (OP)
1 Mar 00 13:46
Thanks Mike, that did it.
I did not see that anywhere in the docs I saw.

MikeLacey (MIS)
2 Mar 00 7:28
I vaguely remember it biting me as well. The problem is that the examples in the documentation all use numbers - so you don't need the single quotes.

-ml

Mike Lacey
Mike_Lacey@Cargill.Com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

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