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Access 2002 Variable If ... Then Condition

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by chaddull, Jan 22, 2003.

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  1. chaddull

    chaddull Thread Starter

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    I'm having trouble using a string variable as a condition in my If...Then statement. I have a concatenated variable which refers to an open recordset:

    strAddNewCriteria = "rstDeliverable!" & strActFieldName & " <> 0 And rstDeliverable!booRequired = True And " & strClassCriteria

    I try to execute an If...Then loop using strAddNewCriteria as the If criteria:

    If Eval(strAddNewCriteria) Then

    The application tells me that Access cannot find the rstDeliverable recordset. But, when I use the actual string (rather than the variable), the If...Then loop functions properly.

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Thank you very much.
     
  2. kbstoikop

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    i dont know if microsoft fixed this but in access97 it doesnt like to evaluate expresions using true or false rather use "-1" for true and "0" for false.
     
  3. AbvAvgUser

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    I am not entirely able to understand your problem here. Please clarify.

    Secondly, from whatever I saw in your post, I feel there should be some syntax errors generated in code because there are some open quotes to which there are no corresponding close quotes :(
     
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