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Writing a query for yes/no check marks.

Posted on 2011-03-03
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I have a voting database I need to find out total of yes check marks for each voter. I then need to place that total on a form that just shows total of yes checks. Do I have to create a button on the form to find the total, or is there a way I can just show the total number on my form. Example:

total Yes for Martin is: 3    and so on
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try this query

select [name], sum(iif([checkfield]=-1,1,0))
from tableX
group by [name]
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Jeffrey Coachman earned 500 total points
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Make this the controlsource of a new textbox on the form:

=DCount("YourYesNoField","YourTable","YourYesNoField=-1")
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Sorry, I just re-read your requirement:
=DCount("YourYesNoField","YourTable","YourYesNoField=-1" & " AND " & "YourNameField='Martin'")
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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why too many unnecessary "" and &

=DCount("YourYesNoField","YourTable","YourYesNoField=-1  AND [YourNameField]='Martin'")
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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...Just so I can separate out each criteria segment while building the complete Criteria argument...
Thus making it easier to troubleshoot.
As you know these can get quite complex...
So for a person starting out this may make more sense.



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by:Helen_Feddema
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Here is a little Totals query that counts True and False values for a Yes/No field:
qtotPreferredCount-Design-view.jpg
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by:Helen_Feddema
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And here it is in datasheet view:
qtotPreferredCount-Datasheet-vie.jpg
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