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How do I properly display decimals in Access

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Roger Parsons, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Roger Parsons

    Roger Parsons
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    I cannot get the number in a Combo Box to display as it appears in my
    Query/Table. Example Query Table displays a number value 12.5, the Combo Box
    in my Form displays 12.0

    How can I have the Combo Box display exactly what is in the Query/Table?
     
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  3. Wayne-I-M

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    Hi Roger

    You prob have your number field set to long intteger
    - this will not hold decimals so :-


    In your table set the field containing the number ike this
    Field Size - Double
    Format - Genral Number
    Decima - Auto




    Hope this helps

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    Wayne
    Manchester, England.



    "Roger Parsons" wrote:

    > I cannot get the number in a Combo Box to display as it appears in my
    > Query/Table. Example Query Table displays a number value 12.5, the Combo Box
    > in my Form displays 12.0
    >
    > How can I have the Combo Box display exactly what is in the Query/Table?
    >
    >
     
  4. Terry Kreft

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    Check the format and decimal places properties of the control.

    Sounds like you have it set as Fixed (or Standard), 0 respectively.

    Change the decimal places to Auto.

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    Terry Kreft


    "Roger Parsons" <Roger Parsons@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:774F9A11-A661-4732-9D3B-FCB3F9F5E8EC@microsoft.com...
    > I cannot get the number in a Combo Box to display as it appears in my
    > Query/Table. Example Query Table displays a number value 12.5, the Combo

    Box
    > in my Form displays 12.0
    >
    > How can I have the Combo Box display exactly what is in the Query/Table?
    >
    >
     
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