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Pass a date variable to an append query

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How do I pass a date from a form to an append query in Access 2003 using DAO? I want to use a form and a combo box to choose the date and pass that date to an append query.

The date field in the query is MonthDate. The form name is frmArchive and a Macro is Running the query. The combo box is named cboArchiveDate. In the criteria for MonthDate Field I entered [Form]![frmArchive].[cboArchiveDate]. I keep getting prompted to enter the date when it should be getting it from the combo box. What am I doing wrong?
Jan 15 '07 #1
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NeoPa
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I'm not sure you can do this in a Macro, but you need to either :
1. Rebuild the query to include a literal value which is taken from cboArchiveDate.
2. Do it the way you're trying atm but you need the extra s in Forms :
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  1. [Forms]![frmArchive].[cboArchiveDate]
Jan 16 '07 #2

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