Using the VB.NET Replace$ function is a simple way to fix the "Syntax
error (missing operator) in query expression" when updating or inserting
records to a database. This method searches for all instance of the
single quote and replaces them with two single quotes.
replacementstring [, start[, count[, compare]]])
- stringtosearch The sting that
you want to test for an apostrophe.
- stringtofind The string that
you are looking for.
- replacementstring The string
that you want to replace stringtofind
- start The position within
stringtosearch where the search is to
begin. If omitted, position 1 is assumed.
- count The number of times to
perform the substitutions. If omitted, the default value is 1, which
means make all possible substitutions.
- compare The numeric value indicating
the kind of comparison to use when evaluating stringtofind.
(0 = case sensitive, 1 = case-insensitive)
This is an example of to call this function when building a SQL statement.
Note the extra space before the double quotes at the end of each line
except the last. They are required so the SQL statement string is properly
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