?
Solved

Dsum help

Posted on 2016-08-16
6
Medium Priority
?
76 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-16
Experts,
 
Im tring to sum the amount in the form in the attached db.  I am way off and have spent too much time trying to see where I am wrong so I am turning it over to the experts.   I have pared down the db to only what is needed and the form appears auto.   Please double click the amount in the form that appears on auto and then another form appears that shows the amount calculated with the formula below.  I am just trying to sum these amounts.  I imagine an expert has a different way of doing this.  I am not sure if dsum is the correct method.  

=Sum(Format(Nz(DSum("[Amount]","tblDraws_Details1","[ID] = " & [tblRepayment].[DrawIDrpmt]),0),"Standard"))+
+Sum((Format(Nz(DSum("[Amount]","tblRepayment","[DrawIDrpmt] = " & [tblRepayment].[DrawIDrpmt]),0),"Standard")))

the answer should be
-6,796,284.00 (282,000,000.00-282,000,000.00-6,010,597.00-785,687.25)
but I am getting:
-20,388,852.75

I am greatful for your kindness and time.
thank you.  please see attached.
EE.accdb
0
Comment
Question by:pdvsa
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 41

Expert Comment

by:PatHartman
ID: 41758285
Your syntax is not correct and why are you formatting inside the expression?  Format() returns a string.  You also don't need NZ() when using DSum()

=Sum(DSum("[Amount]","tblDraws_Details1","[ID] = " & [DrawIDrpmt] )
+Sum(DSum("[Amount]","tblRepayment","[DrawIDrpmt] = " & [DrawIDrpmt] )

I don't know where you want this on the form so I didn't try it.

You can set the format of the control to standard rather than embedding the Format() function in the expression.
0
 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 41758372
Hi Pat,

thanks for the response.  

Would you happen to know why I get a #error?
0
 
LVL 41

Expert Comment

by:PatHartman
ID: 41758404
There is something wrong with the expression.

Where in the app is the expression you posted?  If I get a minute, I'll try to fix it.
0
The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

 
LVL 41

Accepted Solution

by:
PatHartman earned 2000 total points
ID: 41758466
I added a second field so you could see the two expressions.
EE.accdb
0
 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 41758779
Nice!
that works.  I will need to ask a follow up because I need another condition of tblRepayment.PaymentMadeYN="Yes".  I am fiddling with it and cant figure it out.   thank you for your expert assistance and the tips about dsum and nz.  I am not a coder as you probably figured out.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 41758841
Pat, will post another question.
0

Featured Post

Take Control of Web Hosting For Your Clients

As a web developer or IT admin, successfully managing multiple client accounts can be challenging. In this webinar we will look at the tools provided by Media Temple and Plesk to make managing your clients’ hosting easier.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you’re using QODBC to update QuickBooks data from Microsoft® Access but Access is not showing the updated data, you could have set up QODBC incorrectly.
In a use case, a user needs to close an opened report by simply pressing the Escape (Esc) key. This can be done by adding macro code in Report_KeyPress or Report_KeyDown event.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…
With just a little bit of  SQL and VBA, many doors open to cool things like synchronize a list box to display data relevant to other information on a form.  If you have never written code or looked at an SQL statement before, no problem! ...  give i…
Suggested Courses

594 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question