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Experts, I have a table with a field named [Completed].  This table is an import from Excel.  The field value is either Yes, No or "".    If [Completed] is null or "" then the return should be "No".  

What do you see as wrong in the below statement?  I seem to always get "Yes" for any value in  [Completed] whether it is Yes or "No" or ""

Completed_Group: IIf(Nz([Completed],""=""),"No","Yes")
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Question by:pdvsa
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als315 earned 500 total points
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Try this code:
IIf(Nz([Completed],"") ="","No",[Completed])
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by:Kelvin Sparks
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Try
IIf(Nz([Completed], """"), "No", "Yes")

You were trying to set to "No" any thing that was "=". Not sure where you got = from?

Kelvin
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by:bonjour-aut
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this should work:
Completed_Group: IIf(Nz([Completed]=""),"No",[Completed])
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by:bonjour-aut
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Explanation: Nz([Completed] will give "" in case the field is "" or Null
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try

Completed_Group: IIf([Completed] & ""="","No", [Completed])

this will give you
No for Null
No for No
Yes for Yes
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by:pdvsa
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that was it.  thank you.
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