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Access Report - If Statement help

Posted on 2004-10-13
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I have written an If statement to allow me to display (on a report) which box was selected on a Form:

=IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!OpenCheck=-1,"Open","") & IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!ClosedCheck=-1,"Closed","")

This currently displays 'Open', 'Closed', or 'OpenClosed'

I want it to display 'Open', 'Closed', or 'Open and Closed'

Please help.
Scotto13


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by:James Bendall
James Bendall earned 150 total points
ID: 12301115
How about:

=IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!OpenCheck=-1,IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!ClosedCheck=-1,"Open and Closed","Open"),"") & IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!ClosedCheck=-1,"Closed","")

Hope this helps

JB
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ID: 12301121
This is probably more easily done in the Format of the section containing your control:

Sub Detail_Format()

Dim strShow As String

If Forms![Main Menu]!OpenCheck= True Then
  strShow = "Open"
End If

If Forms![Main Menu]!ClosedCheck= True Then
  If Len(strShow)=0 Then
    strShow = "Closed"
  Else
    strShow = strShow & " and Closed"
  End If
End If

Me.YourControlName = strShow

End Sub
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will_scarlet7 earned 100 total points
ID: 12301301
a small tweak to JB's suggestion:

=IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!OpenCheck=-1,"Open", "") & IIf(Forms![Main Menu]!ClosedCheck=-1,Iif(Forms![Main Menu]!OpenCheck=-1, " And Closed","Close"), "")
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by:Scotto13
ID: 12301361
Thank you Will.  I was trying to edit JBs code but could not figure it out.  I'll split the points...
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by:will_scarlet7
ID: 12302452
Glad I could be a help.
God bless!

Sam
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