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Filter query from access form using variable

I would like to limit the output of a query based on the value of a variable on an acces form.

I am sure the answer is simple but the syntax i don't know.

The original query is named qry_PDM_Measures and includes...

- Project Category
- Measure

The combo boxes i want to control are on a form named frm_PDM_Results.....

cboProjectCategory
cboMeasure

When a value is selected from cboProjectCategory i want to limit the list in cboMeasure to those measures where Me.ProjectCategory on the form is equal to Project Category in the query.

Any help most welcome.

Thank you.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Jeffrey Coachman

SweetingA ,

Hey, I have not heard from you in a while.

Nice of you to post on the last day of the year...
;-)

Anyway, here are some popular links to investigate as well:
http://fontstuff.com/access/acctut10.htm
http://www.candace-tripp.net/download/CascadeCombo2007.zip
http://www.candace-tripp.net/download/cascadecombo2k.zip
http://www.candace-tripp.net/download/2table_cascadecombo2k.zip

JeffCoachman
SweetingA

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Hello Jeff,

I am not an access programmer as you may have gathered, i am just a person that likes to dabble for fun now and again but i do like to see who is doing well in the league table.

Regards
SweetingA

ASKER
Hello Fyed,

The result earns the points thats for sure but can you just add one tiny extra bit to the criteria

....And WHERE [Measure] <> Forms!frm_PDM_Results.cboProjectCategory....

or something similar

Regards
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William Peck
SweetingA

ASKER
Solved, just a couple of bracket problems

WHERE (([Project Category] = Forms!frm_PDM_Results.cboProjectCategory) And ([Measure] <> Forms!frm_PDM_Results.cboProjectCategory))

Will post the points now

Regards