Solved

DLookup syntax issue

Posted on 2014-01-16
3
308 Views
Last Modified: 2014-01-16
What is wrong with this:

Me.txtGrowDaysEarly = DLookup("GrowDaysEarly", "tblCatalog", "TextMnumber = = '" & (Nz(Me![cboTextMnumber], 0)) & "'")

TextMnumber  is a text field.
0
Comment
Question by:SteveL13
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
ID: 39785328
two = = signs
 
Me.txtGrowDaysEarly = DLookup("GrowDaysEarly", "tblCatalog", "TextMnumber = '" & (Nz(Me.cboTextMnumber, 0) & "'")
0
 

Author Comment

by:SteveL13
ID: 39785348
Still a syntax error
0
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 500 total points
ID: 39785379
There was an extra (

Me.txtGrowDaysEarly = DLookup("GrowDaysEarly", "tblCatalog", "TextMnumber = '" & Nz(Me.cboTextMnumber, 0) & "'")

I normally do:

Dim strCriteria as string
strCriteria = "TextMnumber = '" & Nz(Me.cboTextMnumber, 0) & "'"
debug.print strCriteria
Me.txtGrowDaysEarly = DLookup("GrowDaysEarly", "tblCatalog", strCriteria)

Although this is longer, it gives me the opportunity to test the criteria that is going to be evaluated.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Overview: This article:       (a) explains one principle method to cross-reference invoice items in Quickbooks®       (b) explores the reasons one might need to cross-reference invoice items       (c) provides a sample process for creating a M…
It’s the first day of March, the weather is starting to warm up and the excitement of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday can be felt throughout the world.
In Microsoft Access, learn how to “cascade” or have the displayed data of one combo control depend upon what’s entered in another. Base the dependent combo on a query for its row source: Add a reference to the first combo on the form as criteria i…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question