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Access and Division Expression

By richard.safford ·
I am having a problem with Dividing by zero errors within a Query. The database has to have default values of 0 because this database application needs to generate negitve number variances. I am currently getting a #Error message within the querry field. But any field with positive or negative numbers is generating the correct number.

The expression is
1 This is the definition:

Can anyone please give me some insite.

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by goodmanr In reply to Access and Division Expre ...

You need to use the "immediate if" statement in order to test for the 0 value. The format is:
iif([Divideby_Field_name]=0,true expression,([Table_orQuery])![Table_name_1]/[Table_or_Query]![Table_Name_2])

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by sjbement In reply to Access and Division Expre ...

Expr1: IIf([Tbl]![Denominator]=0,"N/A",[Tbl]![Numerator]/[Tbl]![Denominator])

Semper Fi,

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