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SQL insert command fails if your data has a dash ' in it

We had an Access database with the following VBA SQL insert command in it:
DoCmd.RunSQL "insert into scantemp (picture) values ('" & strFileJPG & "')"
This command would fail if the variable strFileJPG contained a dash ' in it.   For example, if strFileJPG was:
this would error out.
The fix that worked was to use the chr(34) syntax instead:
Docmd.runSQL = "insert into scantemp (picture) values (" & Chr(34) & strFileJPG & Chr(34) & ")"

chr(34) is the ASCII code for the double quote character.