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Andrew Cleary 
14 days ago
I am trying to use DCount to count the number of records in a set of queries and send it to a table using an append query.  Am I doing this right or is there a better way...
Alex Hedley
13 days ago
Is this to store historic data?
Scott Axton
13 days ago
Andrew -
Your question doesn't really describe what you are trying to do very well.  The short answer is no, DCount is probably NOT what you need to use.
DCount answers the question "how many?"  For example if I wanted a COUNT of customers that lived in Colorado.
Andrew Cleary
11 days ago
Yes this is for historical data.  I want the database to store how many of an item we had in a certain area of our building when we update the database.
Scott Axton
11 days ago
If you are just wanting a record of what was there at a given point in time, yes you could use DCount to append to the history table.  Such as:
3/23/2021    Bay1  5 gold bars
4/01/2021    Bay1  6 gold bars
5/15/2021    Bay1  4 gold bars
Richard Rost
11 days ago
The bottom line is YES it can be done, but it all depends on how you have your tables set up, and how much VBA/SQL you know. I see you're only a Beginner user, so I'm not sure how much of this you will understand without further training, but the easiest way to do this in VBA would be (this is pseudocode)...

X = DCount(Records in Query1)
X = X + DCount(Records in Query2)
etc.
DoCmd.RunSQL "INSERT INTO ResultTable..."


So yes. Pretty much ANYTHING can be done. All depends on the specifics. See DCount, INSERT INTO, Intro to VBA
Andrew Cleary
8 days ago
Thanks Richard I will check out the links you have provided.  I have a lot of ideas in my head it is just getting those ideas into my database.  Your video's have been awesome and are my go to when trying out something new!
Richard Rost
8 days ago
Glad you like them. :)
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