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I'm trying to create a DSum that uses 2 different criterias. I have one already set up and it works fine but I need to add another that references a control on my main form, not the subform where the DSum is. I tried just referencing the control on the form in the query criteria but I get the NAME# error. So I'm guessing I need to add this to the criteria of the DSum formula. Here's the code that I have so far without the second criteria:

DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory","Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & Format([Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHisto

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I need to add the criteria that uses the "fpartno" in the qryPOHistory and it needs to equal the cbofpartno on my frmPurchasingAnalysis1 form. How can I add that to the DSum formula? And why if I just put this "[Forms]![frmPurchasingAnalysis1]![cbofpartno]" in the criteria of the query itself do I get the NAME# error?
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Question by:Lawrence Salvucci
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I cannot read the full code line.

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=DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory",
"Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & 
Format([Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory]![txtMonth1],'mmm-yy') & "'")

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Your code segment is not complete, but if you want to add a new criteria, you'd do something like this:

DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory","Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & Format([Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory].SomeControl & "' AND fPartNo='" & Forms!frmPurchasingAnalysis1.cbofPartNo & "'")

Note too that if you're dealing with Text values, you need to enclose them in single quotes or double quotes, as you've done with the fdaterecv value.
why if I just put this "[Forms]![frmPurchasingAnalysis1]![cbofpartno]" in the criteria of the query itself do I get the NAME# error?
That's hard to say without seeing your project, but in general the error means Access can't find that control. If you're using frmPurchasingAnalysis1 as a Subform, then you'd have to refer to it like this:

Forms!FormWithTheSubformCONTROL.NameOfTheSubformCONTROL.NameOfYourControl

Note "NameOfTheSubformCONTROL" - this may or may not be the same the form you're using as a Subform, so be sure to get that right.
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by:Gustav Brock
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Then it could be:
=DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory",
"Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & 
Format([Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory]![txtMonth1],'mmm-yy') & "' And fpartno = " & [Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory].[Parent]![cbofpartno] & "")
 

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Of course, if fpartno is a string, single quotes must be wrapped around the value as for the first expression.

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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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Still getting the #NAME? error message. The frmPurchaseAnalysis1 is the parent form and sfrmPurchasingAnalysisPOHistory is the subform where the DSum is. When the users select a part no from the cbofpartno then that's when it should fire the DSum on the subform but it's still not working. Here's what I have for the formula:


=DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory","Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & 
Format([Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory]![txtMonth1],'mmm-yy') & 
"' And fpartno = " & [Forms]![sfrmPurchaseAnalysisPOHistory].[Parent]![cbofpartno] & "")

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by:Gustav Brock
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How about this simplified:
=DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory","Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & 
Format([txtMonth1],'mmm-yy') & 
"' And fpartno = " & [Forms]![frmPurchaseAnalysis1]![cbofpartno] & "")

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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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Still not working. When I take out the second criteria it works fine. But once I add the fpartno criteria portion is when I still get the #NAME?. The fpartno is a text value if that makes any difference. I would post an example but my tables are linked to my SQL Database tables.
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Gustav Brock earned 500 total points
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If text value, single quotes must be applied:
=DSum("fqtyrecv","qryPOHistory","Format([fdaterecv],'mmm-yy')='" & 
Format([txtMonth1],'mmm-yy') & 
"' And fpartno = '" & [Forms]![frmPurchaseAnalysis1]![cbofpartno] & "'")

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If you open the form and run this in the debug window, what do you see:

? [Forms]![frmPurchaseAnalysis1]![cbofpartno]

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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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When I run that in the debug window I get "510125", which is the value in the cbofpartno.

Now when I changed the formula to your latest version I'm getting a flashing #ERROR
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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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Scratch that. I typed something wrong in your latest code. It's working now.
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Great!

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by:Lawrence Salvucci
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Thanks for all your help! I greatly appreciate it!!
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You are welcome!

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