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Raymie_C June 28th, 2005 08:24 AM

Runtime Error 3061 - too few parameters
I am hoping someone could help. I have a database which users will access to update the status and forecast of business objectives and sub-objectives on a monthly basis.

The users will open the form which presents a parameter form based on a parameter query. The users will select the reporting month from a combobox which opens the reporting form (grouped by objective with the sub-objectives listed in a subdatasheet form for that specific month).

This works perfectly by restricting the sub-objectives by the month. The users will then update the status and forecast of these sub-objectives.

The problem arises when I go to export the status and forecasts of that specified month to a PowerPoint presentation (for reporting at our monthly management meetings) I am presented with "Error 3061 : Too few parameters.Expected 1". Sometimes this number is 2. and breaks on the line below.

Set recStatus = dbStatus.OpenRecordset(strSQL, dbOpenDynaset)

strSQL contains the code:

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & "';"

I am at a total loss. When I go to debugging, the value being passed is correct (e.g. 1 for Jan etc).

I'm certainly not the best at SQL and vba for that matter, therefore any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanx in advance

P.S. I've attached the complete code for the export button below.

Private Sub cmdExport_Click()

Dim dbStatus As Database
Dim recStatus As Recordset
Dim strSQL As String
Dim strStatus As String
Dim intValueStatus As Integer
Dim intValueForecast As Integer
Dim objPPApp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim objPPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim strFile As String
Dim intSOID As Integer
Dim strStatusShape As String
Dim lngSlideID As Long
Dim strStatusBox As String
Dim intEnablerID As Integer
Dim intForecastID As Integer
Dim strFace As String
Dim myDef As QueryDef

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & "';"

strFile = "H:\PoaP.ppt"

Set dbStatus = CurrentDb
Set recStatus = dbStatus.OpenRecordset(strSQL, dbOpenDynaset)

Set objPPApp = New PowerPoint.Application
objPPApp.Visible = msoTrue
Set objPPPres = objPPApp.Presentations.Open(strFile, msoFalse)

With objPPPres

    Do While Not recStatus.EOF

        intValueStatus = recStatus.Fields("fkStatusID").Value
        intValueForecast = recStatus.Fields("fkForecastID").Value
        intSOID = recStatus.Fields("ParentID").Value
        intEnablerID = recStatus.Fields("EnablerID").Value
        intForecastID = recStatus.Fields("EnablerID").Value

        Select Case intSOID

        Case 10
            lngSlideID = 1012

        Case 20
            lngSlideID = 1017

        Case 30
            lngSlideID = 1022

        Case 40
            lngSlideID = 1028

        Case 50
            lngSlideID = 1035

        Case Else
            MsgBox "A slide does not exist for this strategic objective!"

        End Select


        Select Case intEnablerID

        Case 11
            strStatusBox = "Rectangle 56"
        Case 12
            strStatusBox = "Rectangle 129"
        Case 13
            strStatusBox = "Rectangle 145"
        Case 21
            strStatusBox = "Rectangle 101"
        Case 22
            strStatusBox = "Rectangle 109"
        End Select

        Select Case intForecastID

        Case 11
            strFace = "AutoShape 120"
        Case 12
            strFace = "AutoShape 130"
        Case 13
            strFace = "AutoShape 146"
        Case 21
            strFace = "AutoShape 102"
        Case 22
            strFace = "AutoShape 110"
        End Select

        Select Case intValueStatus

        Case 1
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strStatusBox).Select
            With objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
                .Fill.Visible = msoTrue
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(0, 250, 0)
            End With
            strStatus = "Green"
            Debug.Print strStatus

        Case 2
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strStatusBox).Select
            With objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
                .Fill.Visible = msoTrue
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(250, 250, 0)
            End With
            strStatus = "Amber"
            Debug.Print strStatus

        Case 3
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strStatusBox).Select
            With objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
                .Fill.Visible = msoTrue
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(250, 0, 0)
            End With
            strStatus = "Red"
            Debug.Print strStatus
        Case Else
            MsgBox "Either the status/forecast of all enablers have not been set!"

        End Select

        Select Case intValueForecast

        Case 1
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strFace).Select
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Adjustm ents.Item(1) = 0.8111
        Case 2
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strFace).Select
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Adjustm ents.Item(1) = 0.7649
        Case 3
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes( strFace).Select
            objPPApp.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Adjustm ents.Item(1) = 0.7181
        Case Else
            MsgBox "The status/forecast of all enablers have not been set!"
        End Select



End With

objPPPres.SaveAs FileSave

End Sub

Developer1861 June 28th, 2005 09:02 AM

Ok, here is your sql string:

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & "';"

1. Make sure that the field "fkMonthID" actually exists in your query and is spelled correctly.

2. Make sure your query is spelled "qryEnablerLookup"

3. do a debug.print or a msgbox(strSQL) or add a watch to see exactly how this string looks. If fkMonthID is a numeric field, then the single quote surrounding the expected value will give you another error after the "too few parameters" error is solved. (Data type mismatch)

These steps should solve your problem. Most likely you have misspelled the field name.

Raymie_C June 28th, 2005 09:16 AM

Many thanx for getting back.

I have double checked all the spellings etc but unfortunately I am still have the same trouble. If I select Feb from the drop down combobox for example - the value 2 is passed which is correct.

Could it simply be that I am trying to pass an integer into a string variable?

Developer1861 June 28th, 2005 09:47 AM

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & "';"

Try replacing with this:

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & str(Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth) & "';"


strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = " & str(Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth) & ";"


strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = " & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & ";"

My guess is one of these will work...but of course, let me know!

Raymie_C June 28th, 2005 10:05 AM

Hi again.

I have tried each of the SQL statements in the code but unfortunately no luck. I am finding this very strange indeed as the query only has a single parameter and the debugging shows the correct value.

I've tried changing this to run the statement from the underlying table and this seems to work but am rather dubious on staying with this method due to column sorting and any inherent errors that may appear.

I'm really sorry for being a pain but your help is greatly appreciated.

Developer1861 June 28th, 2005 11:09 AM

is fkMonthID a parameter or a field?

Raymie_C June 28th, 2005 11:34 AM

I've taken fkMonthID from a field in tblResults and on the criteria entered [forms]![frmCriteria]![cboMonth].

Developer1861 June 28th, 2005 12:56 PM

then it isnt neccessary to even have:

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup WHERE [fkMonthID]" & " = '" & Forms!frmCriteria!cboMonth & "';"

all you need is

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM qryEnablerLookup;"

since [fkMonthID] is already selected for in qryEnablerLookup. So if your code works with the above assignment to strSQL instead of your old one, then you should be fine. Again, let me know.

Raymie_C June 29th, 2005 04:26 AM

Thanks again but unfortuantely I'm still experiencing the same error message.

My original though was the exactly same - as the rows have already been restricted it should be straight forward but unfortunately I have obviously missed something along the way.

I've opened the query direct from the database window after the query has been run and all the correct information is visible.

I find it strange that it works by redirecting the selected rows through the root table but not the query.

I'm really sorry for being a pain!!

Developer1861 June 29th, 2005 09:32 AM

Duh! you know,i think you need to remove the parameter from the query.

Try doing that.

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