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Have an ACCESS 2003 function taht, based on the value passed in, should return a string.  However, I think it is not recognizing the between statement.

Sandra

Select Case varScore
    Case  0 To 1.749
        fntRankings = "Unacceptable"
    Case 1.74901 To 2.999
        fntRankings "Does Not Meet"
    Case 3# To 3.749
        fntRankings "Meets"
    Case 3.7491 To 4.249
        fntRankings "Meets Plus"
    Case 4.2491 To 4.749
        fntRankings "Exceeeds"
    Case 4.7491 To 5#
        fntRankings "Outstanding"
    Case Else
         fntRankings "Unknown"
End Select
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by:Jim Horn
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(1)  Is the # a typo?
(2)  What does the fnt stand for?   In one line (0 To 1.749) you're setting it to a string, in others you have a string as a parameter, which means it's not setting it to that string.
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Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 500 total points
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You might want to consider putting these values in a table, rather than code.  That would facilitate the use of a DLOOKUP.  The table would look like:

LTE          GT            Ranking
0             1.749         Unacceptable
1.749      2.999         Does Not Meet
2.999      3.749         Meets
3.749      4.249         Meets Plus
4.249      4.749         Exceeeds
4.749      5.0             Outstanding
5.0          NULL         Unknown

Then, you could use a DLOOKUP like:

=DLOOKUP("Ranking", "YourTable", "[LTE] <= " & TestValue & " AND [GT] > " & TestValue)

This method provides you with the flexibility of modifying your upper and lower values associated with each ranking without having to rewrite your code.
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by:hnasr
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Upload a sample database.
Type the expected output.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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how did you declare varScore ?
it should be declared as double to recognize the decimal values


dim varScore as double

or in your function

function whatever(varScore as double)
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by:ssmith94015
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fntRanking is actually the function name and there is already a table which I can now capitalize on.  Thank you for pointing that out!

The # sign was for whatever reason added when I ran the function, don't know why.

Sandra
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