Access 2007 vba convert text to decimal

Posted on 2011-02-28
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
I have several text (50) records that are imported thru an ODBC connection that reads ie 32.9.   I would like to convert to a number with one decimal point.   How do I convert it in VBA.
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32.1 numeric

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CSng(YourField)  to be exact
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But why change to Double that takes the storage ?
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> That takes twice the storage ?
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I was never told the value could not exceed 32768

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Thanks a bunch

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