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Converting $ in Access

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by JackAndCoke, Oct 3, 2008.

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  1. JackAndCoke

    JackAndCoke Thread Starter

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    I have an online form feeding a database that takes dollar amounts. Some people are putting $ in the box ie $1329.83 instead of just 1329.83. When the dollar sign hits my access database it converts the field to a memo field. When that happens my excel pivot tables can't add the numbers up.

    Is there a way to automatically convert those memo fields to numbers?
     
  2. JackAndCoke

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    Is there a way in a macro that you can change a field to be a number? This will work for me but I want to automate it so that I don't have to go manually change "memo to number" in the table design before I run the report.
     
  3. OBP

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    Can't you control the input on the web Form?
     
  4. JackAndCoke

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    We wanted to require decimal points, so we set it as an integer and for some reason the integer is letting in "$".
     
  5. OBP

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    Can the web form have VBA?
     
  6. slurpee55

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    I don't think HTTP will allow VBA to run. Jack,can you give us a link to your online form? That might make it easier to figure out.
     
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