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Need to assign values to a series of option buttons in MS Access then sum the total

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Last Modified: 2013-11-28
I have a Microsoft Access 2007 database with 4 forms.  Each form has a question with 5 option buttons below it.  A user selects an option, then hits command button “Enter”.  That form closes and the next form opens.  The option buttons all have point values:

Option a = 1 point
Option b =  2 points
Option c = 3 points
Option d = 4 points
Option e = 5 points


Question 1: What is your favorite sport?

a.      Football
b.      Basketball
c.      Hockey
d.      Baseball
e.      None

So if the user selects option c they get 3 points

Again, there are 4 forms, so 4 total questions.  

I would like to add up all the points from all 4 forms, then at the end say something like “you have [x] points total”.  

I'm totally lost.  Can this be done with a series of case statements? Is this possible since each question and option group is on a different form? Or do I need to store all the values in some table? Help!

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