Selasa, 15 November 2016

Re: [MS_AccessPros] Field in Form being treated a text when it is numeric

 

ok that will be fine but even though some records have values for this field they do not appear in the list to select and filter by and if I choose one of the sort options I would expect the records with values to appear at either the top or bottom but they don't appear at all
 
yet if I select the records that I know contain the values in this field (by filtering on another field) I can see the values in the field quite clearly 
 
 


On Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 16:29, "Phil Knowles pdk444444@yahoo.co.uk [MS_Access_Professionals]" <MS_Access_Professionals@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Hi John
 
It is a new field and I have only  put values in this field for a few records.
 
It is a field though that gets its numeric value via a query and in fact displays the related description for that value rather than the numeric value itself - is that why it is confused?
 
Phil


On Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 15:43, "Phil Knowles pdk444444@yahoo.co.uk [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
text filters
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
number filters
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?




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