Is there a way to place the value of a variable as a criterion in the Query Design Window

I am trying to use the value of a variable as a criterion in the Query Design Window.

For example, I have the variable, ID_Flag, and I would like the ID column in the query to be equal to the value of ID_Flag as the critieria. However, Access won't allow me to do that. It keeps putting quotes around the variable name so it looks like this "ID_Flag". How do I get around this?

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You could use a function to provide that:

Function MyValue() As Integer
  MyValue = ID_Flag
End Function

Then in your query, in Design view (in the Name row):

SomeField: MyValue()

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geeta_m9Author Commented:
Both the solutions work. Thanks.
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