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# Fortmatting  a Percenatge in a text box

Posted on 2013-01-14
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I have the code below that when it calculates I get  a value of

21.440677966101694915254237288%

I need it to be 21.44%.

How do I get it to format with out messing up the calculation? The calcution does this:
1. Counts the number that is 100 percent done
2. then it sums  the percentage that is not 100% done
3. Totals those together (gives you 25.3)
4.then it divides that answer by 1.18

Here is the code:
=(DCount("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Unit ]= ('2-1AD')AND Percentage IN('100') ")+Nz(DSum("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Percentage ] NOT IN ('100') AND Unit =('2-1AD')" & " AND " & " Not IsNull (InShopDate)")/100))/1.18 & "%"
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Norie earned 500 total points
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Use Format.
``````=Format((DCount("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Unit ]= ('2-1AD')AND Percentage IN('100') ")+Nz(DSum("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Percentage ] NOT IN ('100') AND Unit =('2-1AD')" & " AND " & " Not IsNull (InShopDate)")/100))/1.18, "#.00%")
``````
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
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Format(21.440677966101694915254237288/100,"Percent")
returns 21.44%

So, in a text box:

=Format(YourNumber/100,"Percent")
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shorvath earned 500 total points
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= Format(DCount("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Unit ]= ('2-1AD')AND Percentage IN('100') ")+Nz(DSum("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Percentage ] NOT IN ('100') AND Unit =('2-1AD')" & " AND " & " Not IsNull (InShopDate)")/100))/1.18, "0.##") & "%"
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rossdalangin earned 500 total points
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Use the round function like:

=round(21.440677966101694915254237288,2)
output is 21.44

=round((DCount("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Unit ]= ('2-1AD')AND Percentage IN('100') ")+Nz(DSum("[Percentage]","qrytemplePercentage"," [Percentage ] NOT IN ('100') AND Unit =('2-1AD')" & " AND " & " Not IsNull (InShopDate)")/100))/1.18,2) & "%"
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