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I’m running a query using MS Excel and pulling data from an Access database.  I have how to use the wizard and have very little knowledge of SQL.  I know of a function called “ltrim” and “rtrim”.  These functions remove spaces for the left or the right of the data being queried.  I know that there are other functions such as “ltrim” and “rtrim”.  I just don’t know what they are.  Could someone direct me to a list of all the possible functions and what each function does?
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
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In the back ... there is a great reference appendix ...with functions, macro actions etc:

"Fixing Access Annoyances"
Phil Mitchell and Evan Callahan
O'Reilly

Also ... I would start here:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338082%28VS.60%29.aspx

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For information on functions, see

http://www.techonthenet.com

Use the left pane to navigate to various applications for information on functions etc.

I'm sure there are many other such sites.

J.
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Try F1 from Access

Then choose link "Table of contenst" -> Expressions -> Functions
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This was very useful information.

Thanks you All!!!
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