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I have a form ComboBox control. In the RowSource I want to have a SQL statement that Selects the "Company" field from the "Contacts" table, but if this is blank then it selects the "First Name and "Last Name" together
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Let me get this straight, from the contacts table, display company name but if that is null then display first and last name?

u can use iff

select iif(nz(Company,"")="",[First Name] & " " & [Last Name],Company) as Name


syntax is iif(condition,value if true,value if false)

nz is used to check for null string
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Thanks very much
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