Help Understanding mx.ODBC Error

Greg Corradini gregcorradini at
Wed Apr 18 21:17:25 CEST 2007

Thanks for you help kyosohma,
Unfortunately, the data I'm using isn't chaning either. I've reused data
that these scripts have successfully used before, but that won't work with
them now. 

kyosohma wrote:
> On Apr 18, 1:36 pm, Greg Corradini <gregcorrad... at> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> A few weeks ago, I wrote two scripts using mx.ODBC on an Access DB. Among
>> other things, both scripts create new tables, perform a query and then
>> populate the tables with data in a dictionary that I've uploaded from
>> elsewhere. These scripts have run hundreds of times in the last few weeks
>> with no problems.
>> But recently they continue to bail on the mycursor.execute('An SQL
>> Statement') after the table has been created. I get the following error
>> message:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "C:\Documents and Settings\marv1shi\Desktop\Workspace\Existence
>> Script\DBF Checker\", line 35, in ?
>> curse.execute(sql)
>> ProgrammingError: ('07001', -3010, '[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access
>> Driver] Too few parameters. Expected 4.', 4612)
>> The real stinker, however, is that after it bails I can manually call
>> mycursor.execute('An SQL Statement'), then call my insert statement in
>> the
>> Python Shell and it works fine.
>> I just can't figure out how to reconcile this problem. Has anybody run
>> into
>> this before?
>> Thanks
>> Greg Corradini
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> Normally too few parameters refers to the SQL statement not inserting
> the proper number of items. An example would be to list 4 values and
> only insert 3. See below for a pseudo-SQL statement:
> INSERT into someDB (id, name, address, state) VALUES (value1, value2,
> value3)
> That should give the same error, I would think. You may need to check
> if your SQL statement or the way your db is created has changed in
> some way.
> Mike
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