Between 9 pm (today) and 4am (Tomorrow) VBA

Hello,

I want to see if I can make sure that I run a certain code for between times: 2100 (today) and 0400 (Tomorrow)

I have this code:  but not sure if this is picking up the right time frame...

Dim dtTime As Date, dtTime2 As Date, dtTime3 As Date

dtTime = TimeValue(Now())
dtTime2 = #9:00:00 PM#
dtTime3 = #4:00:00 AM#

If dtTime > dtTime2 And dtTime < dtTime3 Then
     'my code executes here
End If

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Ernest GroggSecurity Management InfoSecAsked:
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
What event are you trying to run this in?

Normally if you are going to do something like this, you would put it in a form timer event.  But a time value cannot be both > 9 PM and < 4AM,  it has to be one or the other, so your IF statement would have to look like:

If dtTime > dtTime2 OR dtTime < dtTime3 Then
     'my code executes here
End If

but if you are not careful, that code will run over and over again, so if you don't want it to go into a loop, that will only stop when it reaches 04:00:01 AM, then you need to add some other logic in there somewhere.

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Ernest GroggSecurity Management InfoSecAuthor Commented:
What I am doing is the Night Shift runs a report that generates numbers for the daily entries.  What happens is when they run this report, if the report is running between

9pm that day and 4am that morning (depends on what time they get to run the report), then it will generate an email to send out.  But if they run it again later on, I have safeguards to check for a timestamp first.  So it won't run in a loop but just exits out.  

So I am guessing that I actually need the OR statement instead?
Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
Yes.
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