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IIf Question

Posted on 2013-05-30
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Am using query designer and have an IIf issue.

Here is my statement:

MoldingSection: IIf([Pattern_Type]="Airset" & "*","Airset",[Pattern_Type])

Now to explain...  sometimes the [PatternType] field is "Airset Line", or "Airset Floor" or maybe just "Airset"  But in this field I want the result to be just "Airset" (dropping the 2nd word).  But in some cases the result may be "Floor" or "SPO" in which case I want the real result to display.

I suspect that the "Airset" & "*" part of my code is at fault but I can't figure out what it should be.
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Question by:SteveL13
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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MoldingSection: IIf(Instr([Pattern_Type],"Airset")>0,"Airset",[Pattern_Type])

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MoldingSection: IIf([Pattern_Type] Like "Airset" & "*","Airset",[Pattern_Type])
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by:SteveL13
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This did it:

MoldingSection: IIf([Pattern_Type] Like "Airset" & "*","Airset",[Pattern_Type])
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