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Populate field based on values in another field

Posted on 2014-12-10
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On a form I have a field that may read, "Baseball, Football, Basketball".

If in that string of characters there is "Football", I want a second field to populate with "30".  Otherwise "90"

Here is my oncurrent event code that is not working:

   If InStr(txtGames, "Football") Then
        Me.txtNumber = 30
        Else
        Me.txtNumber = 90
    End If
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Question by:SteveL13
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Bitsqueezer earned 500 total points
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Hi,

try it with

If InStr(txtGames, "Football") > 0 Then

Cheers,

Christian
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by:SteveL13
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Didn't work.  Sorry.
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by:SteveL13
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Whoops!  Yes it did.  I had a typo.
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