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Where condition : Inputbox for a between 2 date

Posted on 2004-08-06
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Hello experts,

I have a report that i want to filter using a where condition.

i want an input box that will ask the user to filter the date (format ww/aaaa) using a between.

between 2 weeks number. :
21/2004 to 25/2004.

How can i do that?

thks mafle
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by:stevbe
ID: 11735509
I would build the filter into the query itself or use a form to capture the dates.

query example ...

SELECT tblPeople.*
FROM tblPeople
WHERE (((tblPeople.TS) Between [Start date] And [End date]));


tblPeople.TS is the field you want to filter against.

Steve
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by:dds110
ID: 11735516
If you are openeing this report from a form, then you can supply two fields on the form to put in your dates and then pass the dates to the query.

Or you can pass the dates directly into the OpenForm method like so:

DoCmd.OpenReport "reportname", acViewPreview,,"datefield between " & InputBox("EnterDate 1") " And " & (InputBox("EnterDate 2")

(I wrote this freehand, double check it before you use it)
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by:sonsofperez
ID: 11735680
You need to put the criteria in the query that feeds the report.  I am assuming your table has actual dates not just (21/2004) stored in it.  If you want the user to input the criteria like you have above (21/2004) you will need to format your date field in the query.  Enter this code in the field line in your query:

Format([YourDateField],"ww/yyyy")

Set the Criteria line for this field to:

>=Format([Enter the Starting Week],"Short Date") and <=Format([Enter the Ending Week],"Short Date")

When the report is ran a dialogue box will pop up that says "Enter the Starting Week" after they enter it another will pop up that says "Enter the Ending Week"

Wayne
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sonsofperez earned 100 total points
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My above code will work for you, but I would change the criteria line to this:

>=Format([Enter the Starting Week],"ww/yyyy") and <=Format([Enter the Ending Week],"ww/yyyy")

as it just makes a little more look a little more consistent.  :-)

Wayne
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by:mafle
ID: 11736063
Wayne,

this is working :
>=Format([Enter the Starting Week],"ww/yyyy") and <=Format([Enter the Ending Week],"ww/yyyy")

but if i enter for starting date :
27/2004

the results start at 28/2004. problem with >=?
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by:sonsofperez
ID: 11736112
How is the data in your table stored?  Is it an actual date?

Also are you certain you have dates that fall in the 27th week in your table?
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by:mafle
ID: 11736167
the data is a date but i want it as as week that's  why i use format([date];"ww/aaaa").
and yes i'm certain that i have record in the weeks of the 27th.

i f i type as stating date 26/2004.
the result starts as 27/2004
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by:sonsofperez
ID: 11736241
Double check that you have the equal sign in your criteria.  I build a sample table and it is working on my end.  You can try changing back to:

>=Format([Enter the Starting Week],"Short Date") and <=Format([Enter the Ending Week],"Short Date")

and see if it works for you.
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by:sonsofperez
ID: 11736322
Do the results end with the correct week entered?
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by:sonsofperez
ID: 11736359
One other idea is take the query by itself and make the column you have the criteria in so it is visible in the result set.  Run the query with the same criteria and see if 27/2004 comes back as a value in that field.  Perhaps you are calculating weeks different then access?
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by:mafle
ID: 11736367
when i use short date it's working..
stil the same when i use weeks number.

still the same with this.
>=[Enter the Starting Week]
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by:mafle
ID: 11736407
.. forget the whole thing it's working great and your earn the point!
sorry about the error i was getting my mistake
mafle
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