Solved

FormatCurrency()

Posted on 2002-03-03
3
493 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
This function is listed with the other Format(), but when I try to use the FormatCurrency in a Query, or Report I get only errors, as though it does not recognize this Function. Is this documented  somewhere? What's up with the FormatCurrency?
0
Comment
Question by:eeevbeee
3 Comments
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
nico5038 earned 25 total points
ID: 6837933
Just type the command under VBA and press F1 for the syntax.

The query indeed doesn't accept the function. (Guess M$ made a mistake)

I used a workaroud by creating a function in the modules section like:

Function fncFormatcurrency(strCurr As Currency)

fncFormatcurrency = FormatCurrency(strCurr, 2)

End Function

And the query:

SELECT fncFormatcurrency([UnitPrice]) AS Pr
FROM Products;

What will supply the wanted format.....

Nic;o)
0
 
LVL 51

Expert Comment

by:Ryan Chong
ID: 6838220
or you can directly using Format like this to show Currency in Format you want:

SELECT Format([UnitPrice],"##,##0.00") AS Pr
FROM Products;
0
 

Expert Comment

by:samphi
ID: 6839085
You can use CCur...

"Where salary = ccur(""" & Format$(MyCurrencyValue) & """)"

That use the "regional setting"

Good Luck!
Phil.
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you are entering numbers in a speadsheet, and don't remember what 6×7 is, you just type “=6*7" instead. It works in every cell! This is not so in Access. To enter the elusive 42 in a text box, you have to find a calculator, and then copy the re…
A simple tool to export all objects of two Access files as text and compare it with Meld, a free diff tool.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page. The problem with sub-reports and headings: Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1: Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question