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DAO Recordset Entries in Table Do Not Stay Saved

DAO Recordset Entries in Table Do Not Stay Saved

DAO Recordset Entries in Table Do Not Stay Saved

(OP)
I am having a continuing problem with Recordsets. I use them to add new records (.AddNew/.Update) and if I step through the code, everything works fine. If I run the code normally, there a numerous times (inconsistently) where my table will not have any of the added records. It seems like I can "avoid" this problem by adding a messagebox before closing, but I don't want the user to have a prompt and have to hit "OK" every time I've added records from a recordset. I'd truly appreciate any thoughts, ideas, etc. that I can try as I think I've tried a bunch (adding doevents, sleeps, moving first/last before closing, etc.) all with mixed results. Here is an example of some code:

Set rsSimilarTable = dbCurrent.OpenRecordset("SELECT * FROM [tbl tblName]", dbOpenDynaset, dbSeeChanges)
DoEvents
....
While Not (rs.EOF)
With rsSimilarTable
.AddNew
!SalesOrderNumber = rs!SalesOrderNumber
!CustomerNumber = rs!CustomerNumber
!PurchaseOrder = rs!PurchaseOrder
!OrderDate = rs!OrderDate
!Value = rs![Value]
.Update
DoEvents
End With
rs.MoveNext
Wend
....
rsSimilarTable.Close
doevents
set rsSimilarTable = Nothing
....
' Exit from function/procedure and looking to use the table

Thanks for your help and input.

RE: DAO Recordset Entries in Table Do Not Stay Saved

I don't know the cause of the issue but I'm curious if insert statements would work. You would need to complete the strSQL and use the appropriate delimiters based on field data type.

CODE --> vba

strSQL = "INSERT INTO [tbl tblName] (SalesOrderNumber, CustomerNumber, " & _
    "PurchaseOrder, OrderDate, Value) " & _
    "VALUES (" & rs!SalesOrderNumber & ",'" & rs!CustomerNumber & "', " & _
    ' etc
    debug.Print strSQL  'take a look at the statement
Currentdb.Execute strSQL, dbFailOnError 

Duane
Minnesota
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

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