Using MS Access/format a field


Dear Sir
Access 2003
I have two fields type and amount
Need to format based on the data of Type
IIF [type]="PB", format [amount] with a negative (-) sign else positive
How can i do that

Hello Ronald,

Here is an example that formats a dollar field, has floating dollar sign, brackets negative number with ().
The first format is for positive, the second for negative and the third for zero values. It also change the negative value to red.

Place this value format field:



Your format should be: Please put in your numeric field value along with the format below.

Hope this helps

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