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In VBA, how do I write an expression that limits BETWEEN to values.  For example:

If [Lookup]= 1 to 10 Then msgbox "found it"

The above doesn't work in VBA but this is what I want to do.  I want it to look for the values 1 to 10.

How can I make this work?

Thanks.
 
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If [Lookup] >= 1  AND [Lookup] <= 10 Then msgbox "found it"
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This helps.  I should have elaborated a little more.  The field [Lookup] has 1 to 30 options.  I want it to find only the option from 10 to 20.  Would code If [Lookup] >= 10  AND [Lookup] <= 20 Then msgbox "found it" still work?  
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Select Case [Lookup]
   Case 1 to 10
      'do 1-10 stuff
   Case 11 to 20
      'do 11-20 stuff
   Case Else
       'do anything else stuff
End Select

>I should have elaborated a little more.
One of the more annoying asker issues is the continuous stream of follow-on questions, so yes please try to state all your requirements up front in the original question.  Thanks in advance.
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>>  Would code If [Lookup] >= 10  AND [Lookup] <= 20 Then msgbox "found it" still work?

For that specific case -- yes (no harm in trying it)

That said, Jim's approach is far more flexible if there are any other missing details :-)

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So would the following work.  Thanks for your patience.

Select Case [Lookup]
   Case 1 to 10
      If [Lookup] >= 1 AND [Lookup] <= 10 Then msgbox "Found 1-10"
   Case 11 to 20
      If [Lookup] >= 11 AND [Lookup] <= 20 Then msgbox "Found 11-20"
   Case Else
       msgbox "not found"
End Select
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by:mbizup
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You're combining independant solutions, and creating redundant code.

That will work, but is unnecessarily complicated.

You have two solutions here:

- An If-Then statement
- A Select Case block

They both work fine independantly of one another.

Try coding them up -- and testing them...
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Thank you.
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A Select-Case block is like a very readable mega if-then-else block...
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Thanks for the split.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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