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Date Box - A couple of things

Posted on 2011-02-14
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Hi all,

Please see the attached database.  Jez created the form frm_KPI_Main.

As you can see the MonthID is a text field and the order field is used to sort them into the correct order.  I am going to be adding some buttons to launch some reports directly from this form and I want to use the Month ID as the search criteria in the query.  

However the date combo box doesn't return what is selected (i.e. December 2010) but it returns the order (01) - Is there a way around this?

Also is it possible to arrange the dates into descending order?

Regards

Chris
Copy-of-ee5.mdb
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Rey Obrero earned 500 total points
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you can extract the date column from the listbox by using

Me.[Order].Column(0)
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Excellent! Cheers for that capricorn1

Is there also a way to sort the combo box data in descending order?
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just set the order by clause to Desc in the rowsource of the list box

select monthid,[order] from tableName order by [order] desc
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