How to display last for digits of SSN?

I need to display on a form the last for digits of a social security number. 
How do I limit the display? in query? form field properties? what is the 

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On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 12:54:01 -0800, Denise wrote:

> I need to display on a form the last for digits of a social security number. 
> How do I limit the display? in query? form field properties? what is the 
> criteria?
> Thanks.

Add an unbound control to the form.
Set it's Control Source to:

Change SSN to whatever the actual social security field name is.
Make sure the name of this control is not the same as the name of the
social security field.
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3/11/2010 9:19:28 PM
In a query:

Last4: Right([SSAN_Field],4)
Jerry Whittle, Microsoft Access MVP 
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"Denise" wrote:

> I need to display on a form the last for digits of a social security number. 
> How do I limit the display? in query? form field properties? what is the 
> criteria?
> Thanks.
3/11/2010 9:42:01 PM
"Denise" <> wrote in message
>I need to display on a form the last for digits of a social security 
> How do I limit the display? in query? form field properties? what is the
> criteria?
> Thanks.

3/13/2010 5:24:53 PM
On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 13:19:28 -0800, fredg <fgutkind@example.invalid>

>Set it's Control Source to:

Or you can format it in a way that is often used to show obscured

="***-**-" + Right([SSN],4)

This will show it in format ***-**-1234 if there is a value there.  By
using the + for concatenation, it will show nothing if the SSN is

Armen Stein
Microsoft Access MVP
3/14/2010 4:15:07 PM

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