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Using AddressOf function in Access97 VBA

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I'm using the following code in my database to sort a listview control..

SendMessage axLV1.hWnd, LVM_SORTITEMS, axLV1.hWnd, AddressOf CompareDates
and each and every time i want to write this line, in any fashion i could imagine, access responded me Expected : Expression..

When i write AddressOf and i press space, Access gives me suggestions on the function names i can use and i use one of them, but Access keeps telling me that it expects an expression... !!!  Help me please !!

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Do you have the CompareDates function in your application ?
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Yes, the function exists.  When i press the space bar after writing the addressof expression, the function i want to uses is part of the choices in the list.
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The Declare statement for SendMessage must define the parameter to receive the AddressOf "As Any". If this is not it, please post the declaration for SendMessage and CompareDates.
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