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    NateHaze is offline Novice
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    program a text box in a report!

    Here is my example:

    I am trying to set the value of a text box based on the "Age" field in MyQuery. I have the textbox's Control Source set to =MyFunction(). The report's record source is MyQuery. Here is my function:



    Public Function MyFunction() As String
    If [MyQuery.Age] = "100" Then
    MyFunction = "This guy is old!"
    End If
    End Function

    I just don't know the syntax to reference the age field.
    I tried [MyQuery].[Age],[MyQuery]![Age],[MyQuery].[Age].Value, etc...

    Help!

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    SoftwareMatters is offline Access VBA Developers
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    Is MyQuery a query and if so is the report based on it?
    If not is it open when the report is opened?

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