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    Brian62 is offline Competent Performer
    Windows 7 64bit Access 2010 64bit
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    Change font color in Query

    Is it possible to change the text color in query view when it shows in datasheet view? I would like to change the text to red when the query runs.

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    RuralGuy is online now Administrator
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    Probably not but you could in a form in continuous form view.
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    magicrat is offline Novice
    Windows Vista Access 2007
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    You can do "some" conditional formating of query results. Specifically, for number data types.

    Right-click on the column you want to apply the conditions to in query design view and select properties.

    In the properties box that opens, you may specify conditional color formatting for numbers ... like this:


    I am looking for ways to do conditional text (meaning other than number data types) ...

    But for numbers, this DOES work without having to build a form or report.

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