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how can i count a column in a list box in access 2010

Posted on 2011-02-23
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i want to count a list box via a text box control source i tried this code:
=Count([ListRecurringPayments].[column](6))
but it's not working and it's return a error
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 1000 total points
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This will give you the list count of the List box:

=[ListRecurringPayments].[ListCount]

I don't think you can directly get the count of a specific column ... say a True/False column ... and count the number of True's.

mx
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by:DockieBoy
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What are you trying to do here?  Count the number of items?  Get a total?  Count instances?
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by:bill201
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ok it's not a problem i will make a dcount
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by:bill201
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DockieBoy
i want to get a total
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You could try this.
Dim MyTotal as Currency ' if you are totaling currency values'
For i =  0 to Me.ListRecurringPayments.ListCount - 1
 MyTotal = MyTotal + Me.ListRecurringPayments.Column(6, i)
Next i
 Me.MyTextBox = MyTotal

Put the code behind the on change event for the list box so that it will update your total if the list changes.
 
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