Using MS Access/Convert text to number

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Hello Manish,
I have the following condition in access:
=IIF([value]<0.1,"M",[value])
When I tried to format the [value] with "Fixed", 3 decimal places, I noticed that it was considered as text. I tried the VAL function but it didn't work. Any idea?
Thank you

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Hello Maya,
Sorry for the late response, please check the fields datatype in the table. It should be "Double" Fixed with 3 decimal places. So this will remain as default and you won't have to convert it.

If you need code to convert Numbers to Text in VBA I have the code which I can share with you. Eg: If you want to print numbers to text on a cheque book program or on an Invoice.

Best regards
Manish

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ALL MICROSOFT ACCESS DESIGN AND Development QUESTIONS which occur in a Access Projects Lifecycle. Can offer constructive help on Designing Advanced MS-ACCESS Applications such CRM/FRM(Follow-up),HSE-Health,Safety & Environmental Applications,School Management Systems,Hotel Software, Hospital Software,Chemicals Indenting,Import/Export,MRP - Manufacturing Resource Planning, ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning, Automotive Management Systems, Business Intelligence for Oil & Gas Drilling Operations, CRM,KPI- Key Performance Indicators,HealthCare, Hospitality, Constructions, Loyalty Clubs, Call Centers, Travel & Tourism, Educational Institutions, Industrial Strength Invoicing and many more being added every year.

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29+ yrs in the Software industry with 23yrs completely dedicated on more than 350 Various Microsoft Access Projects from different Industry Sector[s]. I'm using Access ever since it was born.

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Worked in various multinationals catering from Aerospace, Oil & Gas etc.

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-BSc - Computer Science -MSAP (Master in Software & Applications Programming) -BPRE (Business Process Re-engineering Engineer) -SQAE (Software Quality Assurance Engineer) -STIE (Software Testing & Inspection Engineer) -Project Engineer (Software Development)

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