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Posted on 2010-09-14
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It is possible to remove a percent sign from a field in a table and just leave the number?  Lets say the table is Account and the field is cost, is there some VBA to just remove "%"

Any help is appreciated
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by:Patrick Matthews
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JohnMac328,Is the data type for the column text, or is it numeric with percent formatting?Patrick
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It is a text field
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As an update:UPDATE [Tablename] SET [columnname] = Replace([columnname], "%", "")As a select:SELECT [columnname], Replace([columnname], "%", "") AS NoPercSignFROM [Tablename]
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So, in VBA, for example:DoCmd.RunSQL "UPDATE [Tablename] SET [columnname] = Replace([columnname], '%', '')"
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by:Saichand
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Please check the attached file.
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Great thanks, they all work fine
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