Field Format Question

Posted on 2011-03-16
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a subform that has some calculated fields on it.  I would like to display negative values in red font and show them in paranthesis.  How can I do this?  I know I can change the font color using conditional formatting, but how best to accomplish the paranthiesis.

Instead of -400 I would like (400) in red.


we are a mixed environment on Office 2000 & 2007
Question by:snyperj
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP) earned 2000 total points
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You can use the Format property of the text box ... see image:


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