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Posted on 2009-05-17
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trying to simply count records in a table [tickettable] that have the ticketstatus field set to Resolved

my expression--------------->    =Count([TicketTable]![TicketStatus]=["Resolved"])

but all i get is the lovely ERROR error message

i'm sure it is something simple.....thanks and 200 points to whomever can help me

thanks
=Count([TicketTable]![TicketStatus]=["Resolved"])

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by:lucas911
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Why dont you use dcount instead.

=Dcount("Ticketsfield","tickettable","ticketstatus=" & resoloved & "")

Where are you going to use this expression? On a report or form or query?
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by:rinkydink
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i was trying to use it on an unbound text box on a form
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ok, if you have a resolved textbox or a check box then rename it to something meaningful.

then in your unbound text box  put in the dcount formula:

=Dcount("Ticketsfieldyouwantdisplayed","tickettable","ticketstatus=" & chResoloved & "")

Of course change the names to match your table and fields.  chResolved is a checbox field that is either true or false.
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thanks
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