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Access 2007 - getting every nth record from a query

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I have a query with many conditions that returns 332 records (at this time.)  I can use DCOUNT to count the number of records and then I divide that by 15, and the rounded number I get is 22.  I now want to only show (or extract to another query) every 22nd record.  I am having trouble with this seemingly easy part.

If I could get a field in the query that was simply the record #, I could then take only the records where the record # /22 is an integer.  There are other ways as well, I'm sure.  Maybe lack of sleep is preventin me from seeing this.  Help would be greatly appreciated.
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Well ... IF ... you added the Auto Number to the underlying table AND if ... it can remain sequential with no gaps - then you could use the Mod function on that as a criteria to only display

[YourAutoNumberFieldName] Mod 22 = 0

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by:DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform)
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Here is a generic example:

SELECT tblEmp.*
FROM tblEmp
WHERE ((([EmpID] Mod 22=0)=True));

Again however ... this would depend on your auto number remain sequential ... which may not be practical in your case ?

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