[AccessD] Writing to (editing) linked MySQL tables

Stuart McLachlan stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Sun May 15 21:35:48 CDT 2022

"Date overflow"?

How are you passing the date?
Try passing a string in the form yyyy-mm-dd

On 15 May 2022 at 18:28, John Colby wrote:

> I am working on an administration app which needs to write data to a
> MySQL database on a godaddy web server.  This db holds 5 tables, of
> which one specific table needs to be updated.  The records in the
> tables are created while taking orders for our product from online
> forms.
> I have the tables linked to my Access Admin database using an ODBC
> driver I downloaded from the MySQL web site, and a connection string I
> found there as well.
> "ODBC;DRIVER={MySQL ODBC 8.0 Unicode
> visornotes;SERVER=
> SomeRandomString.secureserver.net;User=SomeUser;Password=SomePW;"
> If I open the tables and try to update a field in a random record I
> get a long error string.  Just as an aside, if I try to update the
> original connection string which did not have the username and
> password to the same exact thing except to have the username and
> password, the attempt to update the connection string  meets a similar
> fate.
> [MySQL][ODBC8.0(w) Driver][mysqlid-5.5.51-38.1-log]Date overflow(#0)
> With an OK or help button.  If I click the help button I get taken to
> a microsoft web page
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/access/concepts/miscellane
> ous/odbccall-failederror-3146?f1url=%3FappId%3DDev11IDEF1%26l%3Den-US%
> 26k%3Dk(jeterr40.chm5003146)%3Bk(TargetFrameworkMoniker-Office.Version
> %3Dv16)%26rd%3Dtrue
> ODBC call failed. (error 3146)
> Does anyone have any expertise with this stuff?  I really don't need
> to do manual update, and I will try it programmatically soon but I
> thought I'd throw this out there for folks to chime in if you have any
> info on this stuff.
> And no, I can't move to a SQ: Server db at least at this point in
> time. Eventually I fully expect to do so.
> Any help is much appreciated.
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> John W. Colby
> Colby Consulting
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