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Open feltered report by a date coming from a combo box

Posted on 2012-04-10
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Hi:
I had try plenty of such statements below
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= #" & Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2) & "#", acWindowNormal
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= #" & Format(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), "dd/mm/yy") & "#", acWindowNormal
 DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= " & Format(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), "dd/mm/yy"), acWindowNormal
So and so ….
But I couldn’t get the right solution, always I get 0 records.
I have to choose a specific date from a combobox, of row source is " SELECT [tblTransactions].[ID], [tblTransactions].[TransType], [tblTransactions].[TransDate] FROM tblTransactions WHERE [tblTransactions].[TransType]=1 ORDER BY [TransType]; "
And my query behind the report is " SELECT tblTransactions.ID, tblItems.ItemName, tblTransactions.TransDate, tblTransactionsItems.Quantity_Retail, tblTransactions.TransType, tblSuppliers.Supplier FROM ((tblTransactions LEFT JOIN tblTransactionsItems ON tblTransactions.ID = tblTransactionsItems.TransID) LEFT JOIN tblItems ON tblTransactionsItems.ItemID = tblItems.ID) LEFT JOIN tblSuppliers ON tblTransactions.SupplierID = tblSuppliers.SupplierID WHERE (((tblTransactions.TransType)=1)) ORDER BY tblSuppliers.Supplier;"
I always display the generated (Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2)), in msgbox and it shows appropriate date, but I don’t understand what is the problem .
Note that my database is Gregorian date and not hijri date.
Please help
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Try it like this:
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]=" &  "#" & Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2) & "#"

Post a sample of the DB that has this issue

Are you quite sure that you have records matching that date?

Are you quite sure that none of your dates actually contain a "Time" component that is simply hidden by formatting?

What happens  if you just put a textbox on the form and enter the date there, then do something like this:
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]=" & "#" & Me.txtFeedingDate & "#"
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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...it also might have something to do with your regional settings too...
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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here is a sample of my db
please try to open form "frmReportsMenue"
then choose report No# 3 from the lest "because of the list is in arabic"
good luck
-Inventory-be2.accdb
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Jeffrey Coachman earned 500 total points
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First try the suggestion i posted, the report back.

<Try it like this:
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]=" &  "#" & Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2) & "#">

<What happens  if you just put a textbox on the form and enter the date there, then do something like this:
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]=" & "#" & Me.txtFeedingDate & "#">
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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i had try the first one
but the text i'll try it at night (In sha'a allah)
thanks a lot : boag2000
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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I had try all of them
"DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= " & Me.txtSupplier, acWindowNormal" dose not work  
"DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= #" & Me.txtSupplier & "#", acWindowNormal" this is work but i had to enter the date starting from year like this "2012/04/07" , but if i start backward  "07/04/2012" it will not work.
 as long i need it to be combo box , i'll try to backward  the selected item and see what will happen.
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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Yes, OK
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= #" & Right(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 4) & "/" & Mid(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 4, 2) & "/" & Left(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 2) & "#", acWindowNormal
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by:Mohammad Alsolaiman
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thanks a lot boag2000
here is the code when revers the date
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acViewPreview, , "[TransDate]= #" & Right(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 4) & "/" & Mid(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 4, 2) & "/" & Left(Me.cboFeedingDate.Column(2), 2) & "#", acWindowNormal
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This is why a Sample database is Always helpful...
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