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Dlookup and No Data

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I have a Dlookup Function that performs perfectly if their is data but when there isn't data I run into the runtime error. What is the best way to work around this so my users aren't getting a error.

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  1. [Punch ID] = Nz(DLookup("[Punch ID]", "[Copy of Employee Work Statistics1]", "Employee='" & Forms![Royal time Stamp]![Driver] & "' And [Date]=#" & Date & "#" & " And [Trip Sign Off]=0"), 0)
Mar 17 '14 #1
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P: 46
Problem solved using error handling
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  1. On Error GoTo error_nodata
  2. [Punch ID] = Nz(DLookup("[Punch ID]", "[Copy of Employee Work Statistics1]", "Employee='" & Forms![Royal Time Stamp]![Driver] & "' And [Date]=#" & Date & "#" & " And [Trip Sign Off]=0"), 0)
  3. [Type of Work] = Nz(DLookup("[Type of Work]", "[Copy of Employee Work Statistics1]", "Employee='" & Forms![Royal Time Stamp]![Driver] & "' And [Date]=#" & Date & "#" & " And [Trip Sign Off]=0"), 0)
  4. [Trip_S_on] = Nz(DLookup("[Trip Sign On]", "[Copy of Employee Work Statistics1]", "Employee='" & Forms![Royal Time Stamp]![Driver] & "' And [Date]=#" & Date & "#" & " And [Trip Sign Off]=0"), 0)
  5. error_nodata:
  6. Exit Sub
Mar 17 '14 #2

Seth Schrock
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What is the error number and description that you get?
Mar 17 '14 #3

NeoPa
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Neither set of code, as posted, will ever run correctly and without error. Variables in VBA cannot take brackets ([]) and the syntax makes no sense for SQL.

It's hard to help when the question doesn't even make sense. Such a question, even with code that makes sense, would need an error message as a bare minimum.
Mar 17 '14 #4

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