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Surround number with parentheses if condition exists

Posted on 2014-12-20
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On a report, if one number is greater than another number then I want the 3rd number to be surrounded by parentheses.

I've tried this in the onformat and onprint event of the report detail section:

If Me.txtActualHrs > Me.txtSchedHrs Then
Me.txtHrVariance = "(" & Me.txtHrVariance & ")"
End If

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Question by:SteveL13
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set the Format property of the textbox to 0.00;(0.00)
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by:Gustav Brock
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No need for code. Just adjust the ControlSource of txtHrVariance:

=IIf(Me!txtActualHrs > Me!txtSchedHrs, "(" & <yourcurrentcontrolsource> & ")",<yourcurrentcontrolsource>)

So, if <yourcurrentcontrolsource> is [ActualHrs]:

=IIf(Me!txtActualHrs > Me!txtSchedHrs, "(" & [ActualHrs] & ")",[ActualHrs])

/gustav
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