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MS Access - Executing a statement

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Hi,

I have a large calculation along the lines

Forms!A_Main!price + Forms!A_Main!Oprtions etc etc
that I would like as a variable so I only have to execute the variable when I need it, with out having to retype it. This cacluation is used on both forms and reports.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Peter
Dec 5 '07 #1
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I would probably try creating a function in a code module to return the value from the calculation. This could then be used on forms, reports and also in a query.

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  1. Public Function fMyFormCalc() As Long
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  3. fMyFormCalc = Forms!A_Main!price + Forms!A_Main!Oprtions
  4.  
  5. End Function
  6.  
If all the field are on the form Forms!A_Main, your could also add a text box that does the calculation, then reference the text box's value as needed. The control could also be hidden is you do not want the user to see it.
Dec 5 '07 #2

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