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ComboBox List Decimal Places

I have a combobox on a form that is populated by running a query of a table.  I would like the decimal formatting for all to be 3 decimal places.  The issue is, when I select the drop down list from cmbHXRShellOD on the form, the decimal places are rounded up to 2 decimal places.  The formatting for the combobox, table column, and query is 3 decimal places.  For example, I have a shell OD of 8.625.  When this is populated into the combobox dropdown, it is listed as 8.63.  Then when selected from dropdown, the combobox value is 8.630.  How do I get the dropdown list to show 8.625?

Variables:
form: Heat Exchanger
combobox: cmbHXRShellOD
table: tblSSPipeSizes
query: queHXRShellOD

Formatting:
cmbHXRShellOD: Format-Fixed, Decimal Places-3, Column Count-1, Column Widths-1"
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
In your query, retriev ShellOD as a formatted string:

ShellOD3: Format([ShellOD], "0.000")

Then use ShellOD3 in your listbox.

/gustav
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aftamath77Author Commented:
The datasheet view of the query shows the numbers correctly formatted to 3 decimal places, ie. 8.625.  This is where the combobox is getting its list values.  But when the combobox retrieves these list values from the query, the dropdown list now shows rounded to 2 decimal places, ie 8.63.
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KCTSCommented:
right click on the combo box and set the format properies to FIXED, 3 decimal places
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aftamath77Author Commented:
There is nothing in the menu when I right click on the combobox when looking at the form in design view.  I'm using Access 2007 if that matters.  However, in the properties panel for the combobox, the Format is fixed and Decimal places set to 3, as stated in the original paste.
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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
> the dropdown list now shows rounded to 2 decimal places, ie 8.63.

Numeric values are converted to strings using the "fixed" format of typical two decimals and correct 4/5 rounding. Bypass this by using Format in your query as shown.

/gustav
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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