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Can =Date() be trimmed on an Access Report?

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Good Morning,
We have an Access (2002) report that contains the =Date()

(Toolbar | Insert | Date and Time| format of 3/22/2011)

This date is actually a part of a Purchase Order number- for example- PO: 55K-3/22/2011

Is it possible to show the date format without the 2011 in the end? To look like this- PO:55K-3/22

Thank you!


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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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Yes.  Use the expression:

  =Format$(Date(),"mm/dd")

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by:wgraphics
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Jim- wow super fast! Works great.
Thanks so much for your help.
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