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How do i calculate a difference between 2 dates ???

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I have a field called Date_Of_Birth and a field called Age...

How do i set MS Access to automatically calculate the age for me ?
Oct 11 '07 #1
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Normally we don't store a calculated field in a table. We just calculate it in a query "on the fly", as it will change depending on the Date() used :-)

for some code. (And many other fine samples)

The described Datediff() function can be used in a query too like:
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  1. select DateDiff("yyyy", [Bdate], Now()) + Int( Format(now(), "mmdd") < Format( [Bdate], "mmdd") ) As Age, Dob from tblPerson.
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