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create a field based on another field

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I have a field called AMOUNT in MS Access with values of 10, 20, 30, 40, and
I want to create another field called TOTAL like this: if the value in field
AMOUNT=20, then TOTAL=AMOUNT*3, else TOTAL=AMOUNT*5. Could someone point me
how to do this.

Nov 13 '05 #1
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use an IIF statement inside your query, don't put it in your table.
Just calculate the thing on the fly. Well, at least if it ALWAYS obeys
the same rule.

MyTotal:IIF(Amount=20, 60,Amount*5)

Nov 13 '05 #2

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