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Old June 1st, 2005, 05:05 AM
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Default Invalid SQL statement expected; ‘DELETE’,’INSERT’,

I am having a problem from the last couple of days: I am getting the error"Invalid SQL statement expected; ‘DELETE’,’INSERT’,'UPDATE' or SELECT". I have tried to solve it but no success. I need your help
 Dim conn1 As ADODB.Connection, rs As ADODB.Recordset
  Set conn1 = CurrentProject.Connection
  Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
rs.Open "Customers", conn1, adOpenDynamic, adCmdTable
 rs("Name") = Me!Name  
  rs("Id") = Me!Id

End Sub
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On which line does it fail?

You could switch to:
    rs.Open "SELECT NAME, ID FROM Customers", conn1, adOpenDynamic, adCmdText
(I know this doesn't actually answer the question you asked...)

Alternately, you could:
    Dim conn1 As ADODB.Connection

    Set conn1 = CurrentProject.Connection

    conn1.Execute "INSERT INTO " & _
                  "CUSTOMERS (       ID,             NAME ) " & _
                  "VALUES    (" & Me!ID & ", '" & Me!Name & "')", , adCmdText


End Sub
Again, this doesn't answer the actual question you asked, but it should get you rolling again.
It takes time to open and to close a recordset. Since you are only adding one record, using INSERT INTO is better. (IMHO...)
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Last time I had same error when run query, written by sintax and for external SQL-Server, to MS Jet. For example, "Customers" is the "Query to [External] Server" (somthing like "Set @CastCount:=(Select Count(Id) from Contagents)"), but You try to run it as usual access query.

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I had this same error when I was trying to query a recordset from an Excel file and I had the "Source" or tab name incorrect...
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This is the line that will cause the error:

rs.Open "Customers", conn1, adOpenDynamic, adCmdTable

What you should do is:

Dim sSQL As String

sSQL = "SELECT * FROM Customers"

rs.Open sSQL, conn1, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic

If you are updating records, this will work fine. It is expecting a SELECT statement in your case. The "Customers" that you are using is not a fully formed SQL string. You need to tell ADO what you are doing. In your case, SELECT and rs.AddNew are consistent.

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