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Posted on 2006-10-30
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I am trying to select all records from a column in Microsoft Access.  The column is checkbox column with Yes/No as the data type.  Is this the correct way to query a checked box in Access using sql statements?

        esql = "Select * from " & c & " Where Rearrested = 1"
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Just for readability I like to use
esql = "Select * from " & c & " Where Rearrested =" & vbTrue
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by:daohailam
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The query should be like this:

SELECT <columns|*> FROM <table> WHERE <column> = <smth> ...
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Hi hes,

My experience (with access 2003) is that yes/no fields will compare correctly against TRUE and FALSE, but not 1 and 0.  So, to work correctly, change your query to
esql = "SELECT * FROM " & c & "WHERE Rearrested = TRUE".

If you're doing it from VBA, this is equivalent to hes's solution.  But this method will also work if, say, used from Java via JDBC.  Or Access's builtin SQL editor.

Cheers!
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