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How do I test for null condition of date datatype variables in MS-Access 2003

Ted Palmer
Ted Palmer asked
Last Modified: 2018-01-25
EE Experts,

I have the following 3 lines of code that give me an error message

     If Not (datShipDate Is Null) Then
                    !ShipDate = datShipDate
                End If

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How can I test for a null value on a variable that is date datatype?
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Ted PalmerInformation Technology Consultant


Thank you Anders Ebro. That worked for just fine. I am embarassed to ask such a simple question. I found an answer in my wife's Alison Balter book that looked good, but yours was more complete and specific to my situation. I am a bit behind on this project so getting a quick answer was most helpful to me. Thank you.

Ted Palmer
Ted PalmerInformation Technology Consultant


Thank you..!!
Anders Ebro (Microsoft MVP)Microsoft Developer

If its any comfort, switching back and forth between T-SQL and vba, I probably by accident (or because I am forgetfull) use the T-SQL syntax at least once a month, and then scratch my head until I remember my mistake.

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