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2001-08-19, 19:05 #1
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Cannot convert a yery into string (Access 2000)
Cannot convert a query into string
i want to convert a working query into a string since i need it for further calculations. However i cannot obtain the string,the string shown below is with red letters showing that something is not in order.
I discovered that if i do not include the format statement, than the sql clause is o.k. but the sql does not want to accept the format i want to give.On the other hand, my yery is all right.The first column
of my query is with the format functuon i.e.
Below is the converted string from the query,which fails to execute.
Dim strBas As String
strBas = " SELECT DISTINCTROW Format([invoicedate],"yy-mm") AS [Month],
[Order Details].OrderID, Sum([Order Details].liters) AS Liters FROM
Products INNER JOIN ((customers INNER JOIN orders ON
(customers.Customerid = orders.customerid) AND (customers.Customerid =
orders.customerid)) INNER JOIN [Order Details] ON orders.orderid =
[Order Details].OrderID) ON Products.Productid = [Order
Details].ProductID GROUP BY Format([invoicedate],"yy-mm"), [Order
Details].OrderID ORDER BY [Order Details].OrderID "
All i want is to have a working strBas.
Can somebody help me ?
2001-08-19, 21:39 #2
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Re: Cannot convert a yery into string (Access 2000)
>>strBas = " SELECT DISTINCTROW Format([invoicedate],"yy-mm")..."
Your problem is the use of double-quotes within double-quotes. Access is seeing the start of the inner double-quote as the end of the first double-quote. Try using an apostrophe, as in 'yy-mm'.