clng(mid

I thought I had enough books but I guess not. In CLNG(MID what does the MID represent and are there others beside MID?
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Missus Miss_SellaneusConnect With a Mentor Commented:


In Access, the Mid function extracts a substring from a string (starting at any position).

The syntax for the Mid function is:

    Mid ( text, start_position, number_of_characters )

Text is the string that you wish to extract from.

Start_position indicates the position in the string that you will begin extracting from. The first position in the string is 1.

Number_of_characters indicates the number of characters that you wish to extract. If you omit this parameter, the Mid function will return all characters after the start_position.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
Mid goes with the gang of Left and right functions

clng converts the numeric string as Long numbers
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Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
Mid means???
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Missus Miss_SellaneusCommented:
Here's a great reference for all of the Access functions:

http://www.techonthenet.com/access/functions/index.php
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
see this link too and use as reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/05e63829.aspx
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Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
thanks...i thought it meant middle and now i understand
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