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When you run an action query by using Data Access Objects (DAO) and the Microsoft Jet database engine against an ODBC table, if you specify the dbFailOnError argument, the RecordsAffected property always returns 0, regardless of the number of records affected by the statement.
This is a confirmed problem in Microsoft Jet database engine versions 3.5 and 3.51.
To resolve this problem, do one of the following:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.
When you run an action query, you can find out how many records were affected by examining the RecordsAffected property of the Database or QueryDef object. If you specify the dbFailOnError argument so that you can trap for errors, the Microsoft Jet database engine incorrectly returns 0 for the RecordsAffected property.
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Article ID: 195226 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 4.3