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Using Dcount in an IF statement

Posted on 2014-02-25
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Getting typemismatch when I am using

"             
        If Nz(DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber ='" & _
            gContractID & "'" And "RecordLock =" - 1)) > 0 Then
           
"

If gUser = "User" Then
                
        If Nz(DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber ='" & _
            gContractID & "'" And "RecordLock =" - 1)) > 0 Then
            
            Select Case MsgBox("Not Authorized to Print this report at this time, " _
                    & vbCrLf & "please see Manager or Systems Administrator." _
                    , vbOK Or vbCritical Or vbDefaultButton1, "Currently Not Available")
            
            Case vbOK
                Set rst = Me.RecordsetClone
                strCriteria = rs.Fields("RecordLock") = False
                rst.FindFirst strCriteria
                Me.Bookmark = rst.Bookmark
                Forms![frmCodingSlip]![LblPrintNote].Visible = True
            Case vbCancel
                DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdUndo
                Exit Sub
            End Select
        
        ElseIf Nz(DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber ='" & gContractID & "'" And "RecordLock = 0")) > 0 Then
   

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Question by:Karen Schaefer
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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you don't need to use  Nz() in Dcount, dcount returns a number or 0

is ContractNumber DataType TEXT?

ElseIf DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber ='" & gContractID & "' And RecordLock = 0") > 0 Then

if NOT

ElseIf DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber =" & gContractID & " And RecordLock = 0") > 0 Then
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
ID: 39887154
I'm guessing that your criteria is wrong. I assune that gContractID is probably numeric and should not be wrapped in singe qoutes.
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by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39887165
No gcontracid is alpha numeric.

I decided to revert back to using a recordset.  Thanks for the input.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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:-0 ?
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Gustav Brock earned 250 total points
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Your syntax is wrong, and Rey is right, no NZ here.
Thus:

If DCount("RecordLock", "tblInvoice", "ContractNumber ='" & _
            gContractID & "' And RecordLock = -1") > 0 Then

/gustav
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by:Karen Schaefer
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I decided to revert back to using a recordset.  Thanks for the input.  Points awarded for input.
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