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Remove the dollar sign from value when exporting to csv

Posted on 2009-05-14
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Hello Experts,

I have a query that I need to export to CSV, now I have accomplished that with the following command: DoCmd.TransferText acExportDelim, "SOJournal Export Spec", "qrySOJournalExport", ExportFileName, however, since one of the fields is in currency format, I need that value to be exported without the $ sign as the file will be imported into peachtree and it does not allow the $ symbol on the import process.
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Question by:corubert
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Patrick Matthews earned 500 total points
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Hello corubert,

In your query, force a type conversion:

SELECT Field1, Field2, CDbl(CurrencyField)
FROM SomeTable

Regards,

Patrick
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by:corubert
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matthewspatrick,

Thanks for your comment, however, after making the change in the query, when I export to csv file, I still get the $ symbol in front of the value.
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by:noetymology
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In your query qrySOJournalExport, use the CDbl function and export the query through the same command
DoCmd.TransferText acExportDelim, "SOJournal Export Spec", "qrySOJournalExport", ExportFileName
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