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MS Access -- Skipping the first record

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Hi,

I've been searching, but haven't been able to find much in the way of help on interfacing with MS Access. I've gotten the UDF to work for the most part and have learned a bit about COM interface from what I've found, however I'm a bit lost. I'm having trouble getting Autoit to post the data in the database.

First thing I learned is that you have to find the actual database, a frontend won't do it...I learned that the hard way ;). But now I can post data in databases that take text values for their first field, however I can't get it to post into a database with an autonumber in the first field.

Any help would be wonderful.

Thanks :)

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Which UDF are you using?


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Which UDF are you using?

i didn't know there was more than one access udf.

um...the one by geosoft

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Which UDF are you using?

wait...you are geosoft o.oa

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If you are adding a record via the AddRecord func then Either pass it an array with the first element empty or pass it a pipe separated string and start the string with a pipe

$sRec = "|field 1 data|field 2 data|Field 3 data"


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If you are adding a record via the AddRecord func then Either pass it an array with the first element empty or pass it a pipe separated string and start the string with a pipe

$sRec = "|field 1 data|field 2 data|Field 3 data"

wow so simple. You know it was really my mistake, I had the first value blank so it would write in properly in the first place...didn't think about having a second one. :) Thanks

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wow so simple. You know it was really my mistake, I had the first value blank so it would write in properly in the first place...didn't think about having a second one. :) Thanks

Well there are other ways but that is by far the simplest. The other methods involve either getting the record count or reading the value from the last record.

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Another question...

I couldn't find a search function in the UDF although in the _accessDeleteRecord() there's a search function kinda. It's a query right? (I'm just learning a bit about databases :))

Anyways is it possible to use that to check Access to see if a value is already in the database before writing my data into it? or is there an even simpler way?

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Another question...

I couldn't find a search function in the UDF although in the _accessDeleteRecord() there's a search function kinda. It's a query right? (I'm just learning a bit about databases :))

Anyways is it possible to use that to check Access to see if a value is already in the database before writing my data into it? or is there an even simpler way?

It's been a long time since I looked at that UDF since I'm trying to avoid using Access at all but take a look at

_accessQueryLike() and _accessQueryStr()

If your copy of the file has the line

Return 'oops'

in _accessQueryStr() then change that to

SetError(3)

Return ""

I think I may have accidentally uploaded a copy that I was playing with.


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Got it :) Thanks!

and in the version I've got...no oops ;)

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