count decimal place

I want to query a field for more than 3 decimal places. 

A
..23
1.56
49.34534
7.434

I want 49.34534 to be the only result.  Any thoughts?


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9/11/2007 8:02:03 PM
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SELECT MyField
FROM MyTable
WHERE (Len(MyField) - InStrRev(MyField, ".")) > 3

-- 
Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
http://I.Am/DougSteele
(no private e-mails, please)


"samuel" <samuel@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:B513BEA8-8FB3-4471-ACB9-0D1D5FE4A117@microsoft.com...
> can you expound for me?
>
> "KARL DEWEY" wrote:
>
>> Convert to string and using InStrRev count to find period.
>> -- 
>> KARL DEWEY
>> Build a little - Test a little
>>
>>
>> "samuel" wrote:
>>
>> > I want to query a field for more than 3 decimal places.
>> >
>> > A
>> > .23
>> > 1.56
>> > 49.34534
>> > 7.434
>> >
>> > I want 49.34534 to be the only result.  Any thoughts?
>> >
>> > 


0
Douglas
9/11/2007 8:46:47 PM
Try this ---
SELECT MyField
FROM MyTable
WHERE (Len([MyField]) - InStrRev(Str([MyField]), ".")) > 3

-- 
KARL DEWEY
Build a little - Test a little


"samuel" wrote:

> I get Data type mismatch in criteria expression. 
> 
> However this field on my table is designated a 'number' type
> 
> "Douglas J. Steele" wrote:
> 
> > SELECT MyField
> > FROM MyTable
> > WHERE (Len(MyField) - InStrRev(MyField, ".")) > 3
> > 
> > -- 
> > Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
> > http://I.Am/DougSteele
> > (no private e-mails, please)
> > 
> > 
> > "samuel" <samuel@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
> > news:B513BEA8-8FB3-4471-ACB9-0D1D5FE4A117@microsoft.com...
> > > can you expound for me?
> > >
> > > "KARL DEWEY" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Convert to string and using InStrRev count to find period.
> > >> -- 
> > >> KARL DEWEY
> > >> Build a little - Test a little
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> "samuel" wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > I want to query a field for more than 3 decimal places.
> > >> >
> > >> > A
> > >> > .23
> > >> > 1.56
> > >> > 49.34534
> > >> > 7.434
> > >> >
> > >> > I want 49.34534 to be the only result.  Any thoughts?
> > >> >
> > >> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
0
Utf
9/11/2007 10:34:00 PM
On 11 Sep, 23:34, KARL DEWEY <KARLDE...@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:
> > this field on my table is designated a 'number' type
>
> Try this ---
> SELECT MyField
> FROM MyTable
> WHERE (Len([MyField]) - InStrRev(Str([MyField]), ".")) > 3

Do you usually cast as text when you round numeric values?! What if
Regional Settings have a different decimal point character?

Alternative suggestion:

SELECT MyField
FROM MyTable
WHERE MyField <> (FIX(MyField * 1000) * 0.001)

Jamie.

--


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Jamie
9/13/2007 7:44:11 AM
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