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    Home Forums AskWoody support Productivity software by function MS Access and database help filtering a query with IIf statement problem

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      • #2276189 Reply
        AskWoody Lounger

        I get code blocked when inserting the sql I want to ask about, so.

        I want to filter PO records only if a value is greater than 7. 7 is a rep number. I want reps greater than 7 to only see their own PO’s but anyone less (managers) to be able to see all PO’s.

        I’m trying to use an IIF statement with Like “*” as the false value but it returns nothing.

      • #2276192 Reply
        AskWoody Lounger

        Here is a pic showing my code



      • #2276199 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        I would have expected something like “select * where userinfo > 7” rather than an IFF.

        cheers, Paul

      • #2276242 Reply
        AskWoody Plus

        Here’s what you want …  IIF(GetUserInfo()<=7,Rep,GetUserInfo())


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      • #2276249 Reply
        AskWoody Lounger

        Our Access teacher told us, that IIF is just normal IF, but it has to named otherwise not to colide with other IF function.


        Also, beware of the “wildcard symbol”. Since you work in access, * should be right, but maybe there should be just single quotation (alt+39) instead of double.

        @jimatVirginiaSoftware solution seems viable.

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      • #2276379 Reply
        AskWoody Lounger

        Jim was right: IIf(GetUserInfo()<=7,([Rep]),GetUserInfo()) did the trick.

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