Checking for Nulls in Access


I have a where statement that needs to check :
Field A does not begin with "V"   or FieldA is null

What would the syntax be?
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAsked:
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Try this:

iif(left(fieldA,1)="V" OR FieldA is Null, ValueIfTrue, ValueIfFalse)
moriniaAdvanced Analytics AnalystAuthor Commented:
How would this be done if it is at the end of a query in a where clause not and if statement.

I a trying to pull only those records where FIELDA does not begin with "V" OR FIELDA is null
Oh! Try this:

WHERE left(fieldA,1)="V" OR FieldA is Null

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