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    Resolved [RESOLVED] select statement in an excel file

    VB Code:
    1. Set cn = New ADODB.Connection
    2. With cn
    3.    .Provider = "MSDASQL"
    4.    .ConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls)};" & _
    5.     "DBQ=" & Text1.Text & "; ReadOnly=False;"
    6.    .Open
    7. End With
    8. strQuery = "Select * from [sheet1$]"
    9.  
    10. Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
    11. rs.Open strQuery, cn
    12.  
    13. For i = 1 To rs.RecordCount
    14.     account(i) = rs.Fields(i).Value
    15.     rs.MoveNext
    16.     Next i

    why is that the recordset is -1??

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    Re: select statement in an excel file

    Because without passing the rest of the arguments you will be opening a forward-only and read-only recordset that doesnt support the recordcount property.

    Pass these args

    VB Code:
    1. rs.Open strQuery, cn, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic, adCmdText
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