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Access replace comma (,)  with dash (-)

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This is the access file that I have and I need to replace the commas in ("WorkCodes") column to dashes but I dont know how to do it.
Please help!
Final-Access1.accdb
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Question by:pauledwardian
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 2000 total points
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You can use the Replace() function in an Update query..... Example:

UPDATE Table1 SET Table1.FIELD1 = Replace([FIELD1],",","-");


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by:pauledwardian
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ok this is the querry:
SELECT [SRO Num], DConcat("[Work Code]", "[Table2]", "[SRO Num] = '" & [SRO Num] & "'", ", ", "",
        False, "[Post Date], [Trans Num]" ) AS WorkCodes, Max([Post Date]) AS PostDate
FROM Table2
GROUP BY [SRO Num];

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How can I have this querry to create a table after running and then it runs your code for the new created table:
UPDATE Table1 SET Table1.FIELD1 = Replace([FIELD1],",","-");

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"How can I have this querry to create a table "

Change it to a MakeTable query ...

But, why not put that expression in the MakeTable query ... and do the conversion all at once ?

mx
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Thanks!
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