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Access query that adds two columns where one is sometimes a null

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I have this query:

Expr1: [TABLE]![COL1]+[TABLE]![COL2]

it's not working because sometimes either column can be a null, in that case I want it to treat the null like a 0 and add them anyways. Can I modify the query to do this?

Thanks!
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Use the NZ function:

Expr1: NZ([TABLE]![COL1],0)+NZ([TABLE]![COL2] ,0)
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by:Coaster_brook_trout
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PERFECT, EXACTLY WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR!!!!
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