Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Rounding up in Access query

Posted on 2011-03-11
4
276 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hello,

I need a query that takes a price and rounds UP to the next 5p, i.e £2.36 should go to £2.40 and £5.12 should go to £5.15 etc.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Petermcg001
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:zane_o
ID: 35109202
Rounding to 5p is done by multiplying the number by 20, rounding it, and dividing by 20 to get to the proper value.
    Round(20 * [Amount], 0) / 20
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Randy Downs
ID: 35109211
Try this - http://allenbrowne.com/round.html

Rounding up
To round upwards towards the next highest number, take advantage of the way Int() rounds negative numbers downwards, like this:
    - Int( - [MyField])

As shown above, Int(-2.1) rounds down to -3. Therefore this expression rounds 2.1 up to 3.

To round up to the higher cent, multiply by -100, round, and divide by -100:
    Int(-100 * [MyField]) / -100
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
zane_o earned 500 total points
ID: 35109286
Missed the always round up part. If you combine the two responses here, you get something like:
 Int(-20 * [Amount]) / -20
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Petermcg001
ID: 35109524
Thanks for looking at this.  zane o's solution works perfectly.
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I originally created this report in Crystal Reports 2008 where there is an option to underlay sections. I initially came across the problem in Access Reports where I was unable to run my border lines down through the entire page as I was using the P…
Overview: This article:       (a) explains one principle method to cross-reference invoice items in Quickbooks®       (b) explores the reasons one might need to cross-reference invoice items       (c) provides a sample process for creating a M…
Basics of query design. Shows you how to construct a simple query by adding tables, perform joins, defining output columns, perform sorting, and apply criteria.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question