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Hi

I am exporting some data from a table into a fixed width file. The problem i have is that lots of the values are Null. I was getting around this by doing the following:

If IsNull(objGRNList("UNIT_QTY")) = True Then
    strGRNListQty = ""
Else
    strGRNListQty = objGRNList("UNIT_QTY")
End If

This works, but the problem is that i've got over 20 fields to do this for. I started looking at writing a function, but VB won't let me pass a null value to a function, so i'm struggling

Any ideas please?

Thanks!
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Question by:seancurt
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seancurt,

Try tagging an 'empty string onto the front on your variables, ie.

strGRNListQty="" & objGRNList("UNIT_QTY")

cheers,
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