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    Home Forums AskWoody support Productivity software by function MS Access and database help best way to store substitute text?

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        AskWoody Lounger

        Task – a simple survey. The report needs to substitute text for answers. Thus if Q1 is yes, report entry “Mary had a little lamb” but if no “Baa baa, black sheep”. Where should text answers be stored?

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        WSBrian Swann
        AskWoody Lounger

        If I read you post properly, could you not simply store them in unbound text boxes on the report itself ? e.g. in the control source of TextQ1 = IIf([Q1],”Mary had a little lamb”,”Baa baa, black sheep”) This assumes the answer to Q1 is captured in a Yes/No field on an input form and stored in a results table.

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          AskWoody Lounger

          Yes, I could. However, the survey is VERY long, and it would be far simpler to have data in an table or some easy-to-access object instead of scattered throughout individual combo boxes or text box formulas. Sorry I was so cryptic.

          And thanks again

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