?
Solved

Changing colors of the field based on the input

Posted on 2014-12-10
3
Medium Priority
?
93 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-10
How do you make a field red if the field is a number and the number is negative?
0
Comment
Question by:Jass Saini
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
ID: 40492341
you can use conditional formatting

select the control and click Conditional formatting

Field Value is    less than        0

select the red for background
0
 
LVL 51

Expert Comment

by:Gustav Brock
ID: 40492504
Conditional formatting is too slow for this if the field is numeric.

Set the Format property of the field to:

   0.00,\-0.00[Red]

/gustav
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Jass Saini
ID: 40492783
thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying 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

Access custom database properties are useful for storing miscellaneous bits of information in a format that persists through database closing and reopening.  This article shows how to create and use them.
This article describes a method of delivering Word templates for use in merging Access data to Word documents, that requires no computer knowledge on the part of the recipient -- the templates are saved in table fields, and are extracted and install…
Using Microsoft Access, learn some simple rules for how to construct tables in a relational database. Split up all multi-value fields into single values: Split up fields that belong to other things into separate tables: Make sure that all record…
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…

762 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