Allow only two decimal places

Hi all,

I would like to create an event procedure in one of the input fields I have in a programme where I have to enter an amount which should only allow two decimal places.

I would like to prevent the user to accidentally enter a third decimal number.

Grateful if anyone has this code available for use.


I am using MSAccess 97 or 2003

Thanks
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
HI,

you could use a Validation rule

((Abs([Field0])*100)-Int(Abs([Field0])*100))=0

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PipMicAuthor Commented:
Thanks,

I already have a separate validation rule in that field.

 I am hoping to have the code set  "On Enter".

Thanks
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
then try

Private Sub Text0_BeforeUpdate(Cancel As Integer)
    If ((Abs([Text0]) * 100) - Int(Abs([Text0]) * 100)) <> 0 Then
       MsgBox " no More than 2 decimals"
    Cancel = True
    End If
    
End Sub

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PipMicAuthor Commented:
Basically I want a message box to pop up whenever three or numbers are accidentally entered after the decimal point thereby preventing the amount to be saved

Hope this makes sense.

:)
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Have you tried my Vba Solution

replace Text0 with your field
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