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Add dropdown to current program

I have added a drop down that selects values from a separate table to filter search results.  I can't see how to fit the drop down into the current procedure.  Also the drop down does not need to be selected every time - just when the user wants to.  Any help is appreciated.
Private Sub cmdRunQuery_Click()
   If Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected.Count = 0 Then
      MsgBox "Select some field names first."
      Exit Sub
   End If
   
   Dim qDef As Object
   Dim SQL As String
   Dim vItem As Variant
   
   ' loop through selected field names
   For Each vItem In Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected
      SQL = SQL & ",[" & Me.lstFieldList.ItemData(vItem) & "]"
  Next vItem
   
   ' build new SQL statement
   SQL = "Select " & Mid(SQL, 2) & " from [F442audt]"
   SQL = SQL & " Where [D_Date] Between [Begin Date] and [End Date]"
   ' save query with new SQL statement
   Set qDef = CurrentDb.QueryDefs("qryF442audt")
   qDef.SQL = SQL
 
   Set qDef = Nothing
   
   ' run query
   DoCmd.OpenQuery "qryF442audt"
 

End Sub

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JohnMac328
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
test this


Private Sub cmdRunQuery_Click()
   If Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected.Count = 0 Then
      MsgBox "Select some field names first."
      Exit Sub
   End If
   
   Dim qDef As Object
   Dim SQL As String
   Dim vItem As Variant
   
   ' loop through selected field names
   For Each vItem In Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected
      SQL = SQL & ",[" & Me.lstFieldList.ItemData(vItem) & "]"
  Next vItem
   
   'check if drop down has value selected
   if me.combo0 & ""<>"" then
      SQL=SQL " And [FieldName]= " & me.combo0
      ' if the fieldName is Text data type, use this
   '  SQL=SQL " And [FieldName]= '" & me.combo0 & "'"
   end if

   ' build new SQL statement
   SQL = "Select " & Mid(SQL, 2) & " from [F442audt]"
   SQL = SQL & " Where [D_Date] Between [Begin Date] and [End Date]"
   ' save query with new SQL statement
   Set qDef = CurrentDb.QueryDefs("qryF442audt")
   qDef.SQL = SQL
 
   Set qDef = Nothing
   
   ' run query
   DoCmd.OpenQuery "qryF442audt"
 

End Sub

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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
correction

  'check if drop down has value selected
   if me.combo0 & ""<>"" then
      SQL=SQL & " And [FieldName]= " & me.combo0
      ' if the fieldName is Text data type, use this
   '  SQL=SQL & " And [FieldName]= '" & me.combo0 & "'"
   end if
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
sorry, if you intend to add the value selected from the combo as field name in the query, use this
other wise give an explanation how do you want to use the value from the drop down box..
Private Sub cmdRunQuery_Click()
   If Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected.Count = 0 Then
      MsgBox "Select some field names first."
      Exit Sub
   End If
   
   Dim qDef As Object
   Dim SQL As String
   Dim vItem As Variant
   
   ' loop through selected field names
   For Each vItem In Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected
      SQL = SQL & ",[" & Me.lstFieldList.ItemData(vItem) & "]"
  Next vItem
   
   'check if drop down has value selected
   if me.combo0 & ""<>"" then
      SQL=SQL & ",[" & me.combo0 & "]"
   end if

   ' build new SQL statement
   SQL = "Select " & Mid(SQL, 2) & " from [F442audt]"
   SQL = SQL & " Where [D_Date] Between [Begin Date] and [End Date]"
   ' save query with new SQL statement
   Set qDef = CurrentDb.QueryDefs("qryF442audt")
   qDef.SQL = SQL
 
   Set qDef = Nothing
   
   ' run query
   DoCmd.OpenQuery "qryF442audt"
 

End Sub

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JohnMac328Author Commented:
I suppose they would want to see the value in the result query.  When I select the drop-down value I get this screen shot.
Example.jpg
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JohnMac328Author Commented:
The values are in a separate table.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
first create a query showing the fields you want to show in the result.
copy the SQL view and post here..
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JohnMac328Author Commented:
Here is an example of a possible select.  It is filtering on EDV and that value is in the main table under C_ACCOUNT.  I was putting the combo box values in a seperate table so they would easily be selectable.
SELECT F442audt.D_DATE, F442audt.C_ACCOUNT, F442audt.[C_RECORDTYPE(4)]
FROM F442audt
WHERE (((F442audt.C_ACCOUNT)="EDV"));

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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
what is the rowsource of the combo box?
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JohnMac328Author Commented:
When I am trying to pull the value from the accounts table it is

SELECT Accounts.C_ACCOUNT FROM Accounts;
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
try this


Private Sub cmdRunQuery_Click()
   If Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected.Count = 0 Then
      MsgBox "Select some field names first."
      Exit Sub
   End If
   
   Dim qDef As Object
   Dim SQL As String, sWhere as string
   Dim vItem As Variant
   
   ' loop through selected field names
   For Each vItem In Me.lstFieldList.ItemsSelected
      SQL = SQL & ",[" & Me.lstFieldList.ItemData(vItem) & "]"
  Next vItem
   
 

   ' build new SQL statement
   SQL = "Select " & Mid(SQL, 2) & " from [F442audt]"
   SQL = SQL & " Where [D_Date] Between [Begin Date] and [End Date]"
 
  'check if drop down has value selected
   if me.combo0 & ""<>"" then
      sWhere= "[C_ACCOUNT]='" & me.combo0 & "'"
      SQL=SQL & " And " & sWhere
   end if

  ' save query with new SQL statement

   Set qDef = CurrentDb.QueryDefs("qryF442audt")
   qDef.SQL = SQL
 
   Set qDef = Nothing
   
   ' run query
   DoCmd.OpenQuery "qryF442audt"
 

End Sub

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JohnMac328Author Commented:
That's it - Thanks
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