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Adding 2 tables via Query Design

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Hi there,

I am trying to add 2 tables via a query design.

The calculation in expression builder is this

LTL: [getOriginBeyond]![LTL] + [getDestinBeyond]![LTL]

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The values on each of the above LTL sides is
16.1 and 14.36

The result I am getting in the results table is "16.114.36"

Hence this is being treated as a text addition

Since 'getOriginBeyond' data is being derived from another tabled called "ZONES", I went there and tried to change the 'Data Type' but it wouldn't let me change the data type :/

Any quick fixes to this?

Thanks!


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LTL: Cdbl([getOriginBeyond]![LTL]) + Cdbl([getDestinBeyond]![LTL])

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If those are both currently text:

LTL: Val([getOriginBeyond]![LTL]) + Val([getDestinBeyond]![LTL])

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Cdbl() converts the data in your field to the double (number) data type and they should add as expected then
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by:Shanan212
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wow! Nice! Thank you and have a great weekend!
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