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Access 2003 Syntax for empty text box?

Hi All,
I have to following in a text box in a report in Access 2003:

="Revised Date" & " " & Format([crpProduct_RevisedDate],"mmmm dd"", ""yyyy")

What I want to be able to do though is if this date values is empty don't show the text box on the report other wise if it does contain a date show its value. I was wondering if there is syntax like an if statement i can put in the control source to do this or do I have to set visible and not visible for the text box in the code behind the report?
Which is the best way? I would prefer to do it in the control source but not too sure of the syntax. In the code behind i have something similar done already.
Thanks again in advance for all the help.
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sabrina_spillane
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rockiroadsCommented:
U can use IsNull

if IsNull(crpProduct_RevisedDate)=False then
  xx= ="Revised Date" & " " & Format([crpProduct_RevisedDate],"mmmm dd"", ""yyyy")
else
  msgbox "Isnull"
end if
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Data-ManCommented:
How about this

= IIF(ISNULL([crpProduct_RevisedDate]),"","Revised Date" & " " & Format([crpProduct_RevisedDate],"mmmm dd"", ""yyyy"))


HTH,
Mike
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rockiroadsCommented:
If u want this in the control source, u can do this

IIF(IsNull(crpProduct_RevisedDate),'',="Revised Date" & " " & Format([crpProduct_RevisedDate],"mmmm dd"", ""yyyy"))
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Eric ShermanAccountant/DeveloperCommented:
>>>>>What I want to be able to do though is if this date values is empty don't show the text box on the report <<<<

Assuming your text box is located in the Detail section of your report you can use the OnFormat event of the Detail section as follows ...

Private Sub Detail_Format(Cancel As Integer, FormatCount As Integer)
  If IsNull(Me.crpProduct_RevisedDate) Then
      Me.MyTxtBox.Visible = False
  Else
      Me.MyTxtBox.Visible = True
  End If
End Sub

ET
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