To get sort a to z, the form must think it's a text field. Is the data in the column left-aligned or right-aligned? And it won't give you a list of values if there are a large number of different values in the list.
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On Nov 15, 2016, at 4:40 PM, Phil Knowles email@example.com [MS_Access_Professionals] <MS_Access_Professionals@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
I am using a form in datasheet mode and one o the fields is numeric.
normally if I select the box at the top of a text field it says
sort a to z
sort z to a
then it gives me a list of all the values that are contained in that field with a check box to be able to select and filter
if I do the same for a numeric field it says
sort smallest to largest
sort largest to smallest
then it gives me a similar list to above
I have a field that is numeric and contains integers
but when I select the box at the top it displays the text version of events and doesn't give me a list of values
any ideas why?
Posted by: John Viescas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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