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vba filter not working on OR

Posted on 2013-01-06
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I have this filter :
Me.Form.Filter = "[Body type]<>'Estate' OR [body type]<>'MPV' OR [body type]<>'Hatchback' Or [body type]<>'Saloon' Or [body type]<>'Roadster'"

The syntax appears ok however i get records showing within the exclusions.

if i do this Me.Form.Filter = "[Body type]<>'Estate' it will exclude the group.
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Question by:PeterBaileyUk
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by:als315
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You can't use OR with <>
Try to change OR to AND

For example A <> 2 OR A <> 1 will always be true
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As Alex said, you can change your ORs to ANDs, or you can use this:
Me.Form.Filter = "[Body type] NOT IN('Estate', 'MPV', 'Hatchback', 'Saloon', 'Roadster')"
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by:PeterBaileyUk
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nice solution thx
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