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I need to convert decimal numbers to fractions in Access 97.
With Excel you can just format the cells is there a way to do it in Access?
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Function getpart (var As Double)

Dim var1 As String, var2 As String, var3 As String, var4 As String

var1 = Mid$(Str(var), 1, InStr(Str(var), ".") - 1)
var2 = Mid$(Str(var), InStr(Str(var), ".") + 1, 99)

Select Case var2
    Case "2"
        var3 = "1/5"
    Case "25"
        var3 = "1/4"
    Case "33"
        var3 = "1/3"
    Case "4"
        var3 = "2/5"
    Case "5"
        var3 = "1/2"
    Case "6"
        var3 = "3/5"
    Case "66"
        var3 = "2/3"
    Case "75"
        var3 = "3/4"
    Case "8"
        var3 = "4/5"
    Case Else
        Exit Function
End Select
MsgBox var3

End Function

See if this funcion solves your question.
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