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Proper syntax for IIF using OR

Posted on 2007-11-27
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If have the following formula in a text box:

=IIf(DateAdd("yyyy",1,[LastApmnt])<Date() And (Not IsNull([ContactType]) And ([ContactType]<>"None" Or [ContactType]<>"Trials")),"EXPIRED","")

I am trying to check if a date from [LastApmnt] is more than a year old and if so put up EXPIRED only when [ContactType] is not null and not equal to None or Trials.  

I can get a formula working  when only checking for trials or none but not both.  What am I doing wrong?

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Question by:thandel
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i suggest this expression:

=IIf( DateAdd("yyyy",1,[LastApmnt])<Date(), IIf( IsNull([ContactType]), "", IIf( [ContactType]="None" OR [ContactType]="Trials", "", "EXPIRED" ) ) , "")


--bluelizard

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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try

= IIf((DateAdd("yyyy",1,[LastApmnt])<Date() And (Not IsNull([ContactType])) And ([ContactType]<>"None" And [ContactType]<>"Trials")),"EXPIRED","")
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by:puppydogbuddy
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try this:
=IIf(DateAdd("yyyy",1,[LastApmnt])<Date() And Not IsNull([ContactType]) And ([ContactType]<>"None" Or [ContactType]<>"Trials"),"EXPIRED","")
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by:thandel
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Sorry PuppyDog, your solution didn't work.  Thanks to all for a quick response.
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