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Weird text being displayed in query results/Reports.

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I am getting weird text being displayed in a Memo and Date fields.  The data does exists in the tables/Forms correctly, however as seen in the picture above not in the report/datasheet.  What can be causing this issue?

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Question by:Karen Schaefer
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In my experience you have corrupt records.

Make a back up. Rub compact. If that dos nto fix the issue you may need to restore the data from a previous backup.
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Seems a bit odd that it come up in one place correctly and in another not.  What if you look at the table directly?  See anything strange?

 Any chance that a non-english install of Access is part of the picture?

Jim.
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Care to post the SQL?

<I am getting weird text being displayed in a Memo....>
There are issue with things like this with memo fields...
http://allenbrowne.com/bug-18.html
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by:Karen Schaefer
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Jeff,

"There are issue with things like this with memo fields...
http://allenbrowne.com/bug-18.html"

I looked at Allen's website and I removed the group by off my query and that rectified the problem  Thanks.

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Great.
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