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Query on a string of calculations?

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

  1. Ricter

    Ricter
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    I'm adding up a number of fields to obtain one value, and adding up another
    group of fields to obtain another value. I then calculate a third field by
    subtracting one of those values from the other, and if the absolute
    difference is greater than X, then further action is indicated for the record.

    So to create a report of those records requiring further action, do I have
    to redo all the calculations that are happening in the form since none of the
    results are being stored in a table?

    tia
     
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  3. Roger Carlson

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    If you moved these calculations back to a query, then you would only have to
    do it once.

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    "Ricter" <Ricter@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:909B3B3C-3781-4968-8D13-9C1577564644@microsoft.com...
    > I'm adding up a number of fields to obtain one value, and adding up

    another
    > group of fields to obtain another value. I then calculate a third field

    by
    > subtracting one of those values from the other, and if the absolute
    > difference is greater than X, then further action is indicated for the

    record.
    >
    > So to create a report of those records requiring further action, do I have
    > to redo all the calculations that are happening in the form since none of

    the
    > results are being stored in a table?
    >
    > tia
     

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