Access 2010 Expression


I have an Access query with an expression to pull data for the past 3 years plus the current year:  

year(date())-3 or year(date())-2 or year(date())-1 or year(date())

I would like to change this expression so I can pull all of the prior years' data but only a portion of the current year. For example, 1Q, January through March.

Is there a way to do this?

Thank you,

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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
I'm confused...
Last three years AND 1qtr of the current year?
Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
First, your original criteria can be reduced to:

    Where Year([YourDateField])  Between Year(Date())-3 And Year(Date())

or even:

    Where DateDiff("yyyy", [YourDateField], Date()) Between 3 And 0

Then, to filter for the last year and the first quarter of this:

    Where DateDiff("yyyy", [YourDateField], Date()) = 1 Or (DateDiff("yyyy", [YourDateField], Date()) = 0 And DatePart("q", [YourDateField]) = 1)

Or, if what you mean is - at any date - the previous five quarters:

    Where DateDiff("q", [YourDateField], Date()) Between 5 And 1


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FFNStaffAuthor Commented:
Gustav, I actually combined your first reduction suggestion and the filter expression into one expression and it worked great.  Thanks much for your help.

Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You are welcome!

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