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How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

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  • How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

    I have a table with several logical fields.

    I want the user to be able to open the form with records based on the values in these fields, similar to using the query genie.

    If I create a form with a multiple choice list box or individual check boxes for each of the fields, how would I go about creating the query to open the form?

    For example:

    User has checked Option A and Option C

    I need the script to create a query to select only the records where Option A OR Option C = True

    Any help would be much appreciated.
    If computers are so clever how come someone as dumb as me has to tell them what to do?

  • #2
    Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

    Try this.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

      Thanks for this, very helpful!


      • #4
        Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

        Glad it helped someone. Sooty57 didn't see fit to respond..........
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

          My sincere apologies Stan.

          It is very rare that I fail to thank forum members for their assistance, and I acknowledge that you have probably helped me more than anyone in the past.

          Although not an excuse, I believe this to date back to a time when I was working 18hrs a day to get a job to my client, and wasn't sure which way my backside was hanging.

          I consider myself suitably chastised :o
          If computers are so clever how come someone as dumb as me has to tell them what to do?


          • #6
            Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?

            Only 18 hrs?

            Just teasing. If you're like me you're lucky to remember half the things you need and want to remember.

            Glad to find it did help you as well.
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: How do I create a query based on multiple selections?


              Thank you for posting this. It took me an additional hour to figure how to replace the OR with AND, but it was a good lesson on Xbasic for me. Thank you again.