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RE: dlookup question

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Ofer, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. Ofer

    Ofer
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    Hi,
    You need to change the DlookUp, move the closing quote to the end of the
    equall sign
    lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency] = " &
    strUrgency)

    Now, if strUrgency is string type, it should be
    lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency] = '" &
    strUrgency & "'")

    --
    I hope that helped
    Good Luck


    "lula" wrote:

    > hi to all.... I'm new in programming and I have a question....
    >
    > I need to bring the urgency id from the urgency word. I have a table named:
    > urgency where I have id_urgency and desc_urgency.
    >
    > I have a word doc where I look for the urgency name and I need to have in my
    > DB the id, not the word:
    >
    > ie: in my word doc I have
    > Urgency: average
    >
    > in my urgency table, I have:
    > id: 1 --- desc: average
    > id:2 ---- desc: low
    >
    > I need to get the id = 1 in my DB...
    >
    > I have this code
    >
    > Dim lngUrgency As Long
    >
    > strUrgency = oDoc.FormFields("Dropdown5").Result
    > lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency]" =
    > strUrgency)
    >
    > between other things.. but when I run it, lngUrgency brings me NULL.... does
    > someone know what am I doing wrong????
    >
    > thank you in advance....
     
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  3. Ofer

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    Glad I could help
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    "lula" wrote:

    > thank you... I think that was it!!! thank you a lot for your help ofer!
    >
    > "Ofer" wrote:
    >
    > > Hi,
    > > You need to change the DlookUp, move the closing quote to the end of the
    > > equall sign
    > > lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency] = " &
    > > strUrgency)
    > >
    > > Now, if strUrgency is string type, it should be
    > > lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency] = '" &
    > > strUrgency & "'")
    > >
    > > --
    > > I hope that helped
    > > Good Luck
    > >
    > >
    > > "lula" wrote:
    > >
    > > > hi to all.... I'm new in programming and I have a question....
    > > >
    > > > I need to bring the urgency id from the urgency word. I have a table named:
    > > > urgency where I have id_urgency and desc_urgency.
    > > >
    > > > I have a word doc where I look for the urgency name and I need to have in my
    > > > DB the id, not the word:
    > > >
    > > > ie: in my word doc I have
    > > > Urgency: average
    > > >
    > > > in my urgency table, I have:
    > > > id: 1 --- desc: average
    > > > id:2 ---- desc: low
    > > >
    > > > I need to get the id = 1 in my DB...
    > > >
    > > > I have this code
    > > >
    > > > Dim lngUrgency As Long
    > > >
    > > > strUrgency = oDoc.FormFields("Dropdown5").Result
    > > > lngUrgency = DLookup("[id_urgency]", "Urgency", "[desc_urgency]" =
    > > > strUrgency)
    > > >
    > > > between other things.. but when I run it, lngUrgency brings me NULL.... does
    > > > someone know what am I doing wrong????
    > > >
    > > > thank you in advance....
     

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