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Thread: Dlookup (2003)

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    Dlookup (2003)

    I am trying to do a look up in a table, and the value is coming back null, but it shouldn't. The value I am trying to lookup is a date.
    Here is my code:
    dim LooKup
    LookUp = DLookup("[Week#]", "tblSubmit", "[Week#] = " & _

    the value in me.txtCurWkSt is a date, ex: 2/2/2006. There is a value in the tblSumbit in the Week# field so the value shouldnt return null should it?
    thanks for your help

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    Re: Dlookup (2003)

    Literal date values must be enclosed in # characters. If there is any chance that the end user will be using a non-US date format, you must ensure that the date is converted to US format:

    LookUp = DLookup("[Week#]", "tblSubmit", "[Week#] = #" & _
    Format(Me.txtCurWkSt, "mm/dd/yyyy") & "#")

    But wouldn't the result be identical to Week#?

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