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Posted on 2001-06-26
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VB6(sp5) ado,  Access 97

Hello,

Instead of the 'IS NOT NULL' I want to use "".

sSqlSelect = "Select tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment From tbl_DiscrepancyRecords Where(tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment IS NOT NULL);"

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Question by:ADawn
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sSqlSelect = "Select tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment From tbl_DiscrepancyRecords Where(tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment
 <> '')"

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by:Hornet241
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Beware, in a database an 'Empty String' is different than a 'Null'
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by:dredge
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use single quotes.

where ... <> ''
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by:Hornet241
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Just thought you can do this

sSqlSelect = "Select tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment From tbl_DiscrepancyRecords Where(tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment > '')"
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by:deighton
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... Where len(tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment)
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by:THuynh
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try this..

sSqlSelect = "Select tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment From tbl_DiscrepancyRecords Where tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment
<> NULL"
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by:THuynh
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try this..

sSqlSelect = "Select tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment From tbl_DiscrepancyRecords Where tbl_DiscrepancyRecords.DDepartment
<> NULL"
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by:Hornet241
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One thing to remember if you use

... <> ''

This will return Nulls as they are less than an empty string

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Rejecting THunyh's answer.

If no objections are made in the next 4 days, I will force accept deighton's comment.

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