FLOOR function alternatives in Access 2000

Posted on 2003-03-31
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I am attempting to group a particular field of data into increments smaller than an integer. I have been using the FLOOR function in Excel (=FLOOR(Number,0.5)), but wish to implement the procedure in Access. As you know, the ROUND() function does not deal with decimals. I need the data seperated in .5 unit increments. Here is an example of the data I have and the conversion I need to occur.

Given:     Needed:

3.0        3.0
3.2        3.0
3.4        3.5
3.8        4.0
4.0        4.0

Is there some type of add-in for a FLOOR function or a way to write one manually?

Thank you greatly for your help.
Question by:bickerrn
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Moliere earned 2000 total points
ID: 8241271
Try this:

Expert Comment

ID: 8241323
I think the solution is in your sentence...

You said that the rounded function deals with integer so you can create a function:

Rdot5 = (Nb * 2) / 2.

Good fun

Expert Comment

ID: 8241334
Sorry, my formula is not correct. Read
Rdot5= Round(Nb*2)/2

Author Comment

ID: 8241535
Almost too easy.
This is just what I needed.
Many Thanks.

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