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Hi,

Here I m giving Structures of Tables n some dummy records.

Table Open_stock
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ScriptName          Text
Customer            Text
Stock_date          Date
Qty                 Number
Price               Number

Table Script
--------------
Short_name          Text
Long_name           Text

Table Customer
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Short_name          Text
Long_name           Text

Table Transaction
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Date                Date
Customer            Text
Script              Text
Tran_type           Text
Qty                 Number
Rate                Number
Amount              Number

        Dummy Records for the Above Tables
************************************************************************
Table Open_stock
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Script  Customer        Stock_date      Qty      Price
------------------------------------------------------
R       C1              1/4/2000        200      35.00
A       C2              1/4/2000        100      40.00
V       C3              1/4/2000        100      45.00

************************************************************************
Table Script
-------------
Short_Name  Long_Name
-----------------------------------------------------
R                 Rr
A                 Aa
T                 Tt
************************************************************************
Table Customer
--------------
Short_name     Long_name
------------------------------------------------------------------------
C1             Abcd
C2             Bcde
C3             Cdef
************************************************************************
Table  Transaction
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Date     Customer Script  Tran_type   Qty  Rate    Amount
---------------------------------------------------------
09/5/00  C1       R       Purchase    200  35.00  7000.00
09/5/00  C1       T       Purchase    100  30.00  3000.00
10/6/00  C2       R       Purchase    100  40.00  4000.00
15/6/00  C1       R       Purchase    300  40.00 12000.00
05/7/00  C1       R       Sales       200  45.00  9000.00
12/7/00  C1       R       Purchase    100  40.00  4000.00
15/7/00  C1       R       Sales       300  55.00 16500.00
23/7/00  C2       A       Purchase    100  40.00  4000.00
25/7/00  C3       T       Sales       100  50.00  5000.00
31/7/00  C3       R       Purchase    200  50.00 10000.00
15/8/00  C1       R       Sales       200  65.00 13000.00
25/8/00  C1       R       Purchase    100  50.00  5000.00
15/9/00  C2       R       Sales       100  55.00  5500.00
************************************************************************

These are the Table Structure n Records.

I want FIFO Query in Access.

Please Reply me ASAP.

Thanx,

Tejas
 
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by:Nosterdamus
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Hi teju,

1. What do you need the query to do?
It can CREATE a new table, it can UPDATE an existing one, it can just SELECT items from a table and display it on screen through a Form or Report etc,.

2. What is the field that should be used to determine the FistIN (for the FIFO)? Is it field Date from Table Transaction?


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by:DevAlex
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Hi Tejas,

Whenever I get really complex queries I try to break them down into easier to manage sub-steps.  To do FIFO you'll need a date & time stamp - so you'll know which one to grab (or you could use the record # since they are in sequence too).  {To everyone reading this FIFO means First In First Out}.

Often I'll create a query that queries another query (& even sometimes queries it yet another time to get to the solution I want).

OR if you feel more comfortable (seems like your doing a lot - making this the right answer) --> Create an Access VBA function or sub that goes through step by step creating your answer (ie, build a table with the answer set then you can do a simple query to that).  I've found this to be the easiest way to handle these types of things.

Rgds,
DevAlex
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by:teju
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I want answer in this format.
for ex time period is 1/7/00 to 31/7/00.

Date       Script     Qnt     Rate      Amount
31/07/00   R
31/07/00   T
31/07/00   A
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Nosterdamus earned 320 total points
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Hi teju,

To get this:

Date       Script     Qnt     Rate      Amount
31/07/00   R
31/07/00   T
31/07/00   A

Use,

QueryTrans:
SELECT Transaction.Date, Transaction.Script, Transaction.Qty, Transaction.Rate, Transaction.Amount
FROM Transaction
WHERE Date >= #07/01/00# AND Date <= #07/31/00#
ORDER BY Date;

Note that the date format is mm/dd/yy. You should use this format even if your regional settings are set to something differen (e.g. dd/mm/yy).

Hope this helps,

Nosterdamus
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(I need a script for this)

Points to Nost'.
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