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Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Kammmie, Sep 2, 2004.

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  1. Kammmie

    Kammmie Thread Starter

    Aug 14, 2001
    A few people have tried helping me with this and maybe I am just missing something .......

    I have a report that prints out our orders by date. I did a query so that I can enter the date range I want. How when I click on the report do I get the box to come up that asks for the date range without having to go in and change the query every time?

  2. jmosmith


    Aug 10, 2004
    Have you hard-coded the date range in the Query, and do you have to re-enter it as a hard-code to change it?

    Because if you input the "Criteria" as follows:
    >=[Enter mm/dd/yyyy of date to be GREATER than or EQUAL to]

    then both the Query and the Report that runs from it should prompt you for the new date each time?

    Now I don't think all of that in the braces "[ ]" will fit, it has a limit, and you'll want to indicate the correct date format for your records.

    Otherwise, you'll need to add a command button to your report, or change the source, so that it will prompt you for the correct date you need.

    Tell me more about the set up; I'm not the best at Reports, but I'll try and help if I can.

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