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Type Conversion
By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   12 months ago

Type Conversion Functions in Microsoft Access
CBool, CByte, CCur, CDate, CDbl, CDec, CInt, CLng, CSng, CStr, CVar


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In this Microsoft Access tutorial I'm going to teach you how to take text from one field in your database and convert it to another format like a date using the built-in type conversion functions.

Charlotte from Raleigh, North Carolina (a Platinum Member) asks: I get a spreadsheet from one of my suppliers and dates are formatted as YYYYMMDD. After I import them into my database, they come in as text. How can I get them into a normal date field? If I try importing them into a date field, I get a "type conversion failure" error. Help!

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