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Open recordset

Open recordset

Open recordset

I want to call data from a table so I can manipulate the data. I am sure I need to use the openrecordset command.

I can manipulate data how I want it, but can't work out how to call the field in the table.

For example I have a table called "assetreport" and a field in the tabe is called "order #"

Any help would be appreciated

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RE: Open recordset

This would be better in forum700: Microsoft: Access Tables and Relationships. You are using Access, are you not, BSando?


Dim rs As DAO.Recordset
Set rs=CurrentDB.OpenRecordset("assetreport")

Debug.Print rs![order #]

It is best to avoid "special" characters and spaces in field names, it will save you a lot of grief.

RE: Open recordset

Or maybe


Set rs=CurrentDB.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM assetreport ORDER BY [order #]")

Listen to Remou and rename the field OrderNum. The # character may be interpreted as a compiler directive, among other things you don't need. Also have a look at Reserved Words in Access VBA help.

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