Filter records that include certain text strings

I want to create customized reports where a user can enter text strings, then 
the program will search for all records that contain that text string and 
display them. The filter functions are exclusive.
W Dean Welch
7/6/2007 11:34:02 PM
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On Jul 6, 6:34 pm, Dean Welch <> wrote:
> I want to create customized reports where a user can enter text strings, then
> the program will search for all records that contain that text string and
> display them. The filter functions are exclusive.
> --
> W Dean Welch

In the same field?

Just pass a filter in the open event of the report, and create a valid
WHERE statement without the "Where" on the front...

7/7/2007 1:06:29 AM
How do I mix a parameter and a filter?
W Dean Welch

"" wrote:

> On Jul 6, 6:34 pm, Dean Welch <> wrote:
> > I want to create customized reports where a user can enter text strings, then
> > the program will search for all records that contain that text string and
> > display them. The filter functions are exclusive.
> > --
> > W Dean Welch
> In the same field?
> Just pass a filter in the open event of the report, and create a valid
> WHERE statement without the "Where" on the front...
7/7/2007 2:30:01 AM
On Fri, 6 Jul 2007 16:34:02 -0700, Dean Welch <>

>I want to create customized reports where a user can enter text strings, then 
>the program will search for all records that contain that text string and 
>display them. The filter functions are exclusive.

Base the Report on a query referencing a textbox on the form:

LIKE "*" & [Forms]![NameOfForm]![NameOfTextbox] & "*"

and launch the report from a command button on the form.

             John W. Vinson [MVP]
7/7/2007 5:49:53 AM

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