Not a valid bookmark. (Error 3159)

You tried to set a bookmark to an invalid string.

This error can occur if you set the Bookmark property to a string that is invalid or was not saved from previously reading a Bookmark property. For example, the following code produces this error:

Sub SetBookmark()

    Dim dbs As Database

    Dim rstEmployees As Recordset

    Dim strPlaceholder As String

    Set dbs = OpenDatabase("Northwind.mdb")

    Set rstEmployees = _

        dbs.OpenRecordset _

        ("Employees", dbOpenDynaset)

    strPlaceholder = "1"

    rstEmployees.Bookmark = strPlaceholder    ' Not a valid bookmark.

End Sub


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