Allow only 4 digits in field

I need to limit a field on a form, to allow the user to enter time in 24 hour format. But I need to set it to only allow 4 digits, including beginning with zeros. When I use something like Like "####" , it doesnt allow leading zeros. Anybody know how this can be done

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I use access 2007 and need to run query that extracts data from a field which has 10 digits(numbers) in it but the first digits(numbers) mean something different from the next 2 digits(numbers). Does anyone how to run a query that would extract those 4 digits(numbers) from the that field and put them into 2 seperate fields which for now I will call field "A" and field "B


If field is < 4 digits add 0's
I have a field in my Access query that is called RequisitionNbr. The numeric data in this field is not consistent as far as the digits. There are some cells with 1 digit number, 2 digit numbers 3 digit numbers, 4 digit numbers etc. I want to add zeros in front of all cells in that field with < 4 digits. Example if this field has 1 digit number like 3, I want the result to be 0003. If it has 2 digits like 24, I want the result to be 0024. If it has a 3 digit number like 424, I want the result to be 0424. Anything 4 digit and above should just be left alone.


Display only the last four digits of identification numbers
I know how to get excel to show only the last four digits of ID numbers. At first I thought I can just import the excel file with the last four digits and hide the column with the full ID numbers but all got imported to Access. If I am stuck with this, how do I get Access field to display only the last 4 digits? I do not want to show "***-**-****", just the last 4 digits only.

In excel I would use the RIGHT function, "=RIGHT(A1,4)." Can I do this type of function, "=RIGHT([field name],4)?


Integer-Based Data Types
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On database open check field for blanks and extract last 4 digits from other field?
new question.

I want to make the database (a simple table) loop through every record in the field "Last4SSno" and extract the last 4 digits from "SSno" if the "Last4SSno" field is blank, or if the 4 digits in Last4SSno does not match the last 4 digits of "SSno". I have google searched for hours, but I cannot even think of how to phrase a google query right now, and I'm getting a little fried on the idea. I would prefer to do this on database open, but if it has to be done some other way, that is acceptable as well, I'm just adept enough to modify the code to my own uses, it's just the *Private sub OnDBOpen* part and the *DoCMD.RunSQL Insert * in Last4SSno Right("SSno", 4) where "Last4SSno" isnull* part that I cannot seem to find help on(I think).

I could have the whole problem backwards, I just don't know anymore.


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A number is a digit (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9), a combination of digits, or a combination of one or more digits, a separator, and one or more digits. Microsoft Access provides three techniques or categories of numbers. These should be applied appropriately to make your database as effective as possible. To specify that a column will contain only numeric values, after displaying the table in Design View and selecting the column under Field Name, set its Data Type to Number, Currency, or AutoNumber.


ADD "0" TO the number
I am stuck here for a while and I hope you help me. I have failry large table called NANCAP in a database in where I upload large Excel spreadsheets. There is a filed called code and it can be one digit such as 1,2,3,and so on, and it can be two digits 22,23,50,78 and three digits 100,105. There is not problem with three digits code, but I need two 0's to be added to one and one "0" to be added to two digits code to make like this 003,009,025,050. The code uploaded like this :2,3,50,100,105 .I am trying to do that by using the update query, however I can not fugure out how to put this into query that Access will see where one "0" or two "00" to be added to the filed based on number of digits in the field


Validation rule for account number field
I have a salary table with the one of the field as the Account number. I need to enter the account number in the following format

First four digits are numbers
then a special character | -
then six digits are numbers
then a special character -
and the last three digits can be either 101 or 102

example 1234-567890-101

I have set the data type as text for the account number fields.


Delimit a field within an Access table
New to the forum as a poster, but I've used it a bunch in the past to answer questions. Here is my issue:

I have a field of varying length and format. I want to update a separate field to be everything to the right of a forward slash "/" Can anyone help me with this? We'll call the field "Text ID" and an example of the contents would be "SDI 22532993/130". Also, the number of digits to the right of the "/" varies between 1 and 5 digits.


Changing existing data using an input mask
I have imported data from an excel spreadsheet and there is one field that needs to be 7 digits long. However, when entered they have omitted all the leading zeros. In other words the data says 214 and I need it to say 0000214. Is there a way I can update this field to make all entries 7 digits by adding the preceding zeros?


Year & Date issue. Show day of year as three numbers.
I looked throught the Help on Access and I might not be able to do this but maybe one of you wizards out there knows a trick or two?

I'm going to try using the year, day of year, hour & minute (24 hour clock) as a report number. It's set up in a field on a table. Right now I have.

Default Value =Format(Now(),"yyyhhnn") 'which works but not exactly how I would like

yy = Last two digits of the year
y = Number of the day of the year (1 to 366) 'can this show three digits all the time?
hh = Hour in two digits (00 to 23)
nn = Minute in two digits (00 to 59)

For instance, right now for Jan. 10th, 2012, 1306 hours the result would be 12101304 which, for all intents and purposes works, but I would prefer the "day of the year" to always be represented by three digits and not just when it hits day 100 of the year.

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Number conversion
I need to convert a number that is currently formatted as Double to a 7-digit format without decimail points. Using a query, I can create the calculated field to get rid of the decimal point, but I need for the field to be 7 digits long, with leading 0s to make up all 7 digits.

For example, 153.15 should become 0015315. I can only get it as far as being 15315. Is there a way I can set Properties to format this field, or is there another expression I can add to my calculation? I'm multiplying the source field by 100 to get rid of the decimal.

Any help will be appreciated as I'm stuck on this step.


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Query Criteria - capturing data in a certain format
In a query, I would like to capture data that is in the following format:
123456 (6 digits) AND
A12345 (1 letter and 5 digits) AND
AB1234 (2 letts and 5 digits)
The letter could only be at the beginning of the abbreviation.


Query Criteria - capturing data in a certain format
in a query, I would like to capture data that is in the following format:
123456 (6 digits) AND
A12345 (1 letter and 5 digits) AND
AB1234 (2 letts and 5 digits)

The letter could only be at the beginning of the abbreviation.


rounding digits
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Conditional formatting update query - single digits to double digits
Here is my problem, I'm just unsure how to create the query to do it, but I have a good idea.

example of the data field - E-16-1-2 , E-2-2-2, W-1-5-16

In an access table I have a list of coded location names that are alpha numeric with dashes, a list of probably ~1500. They are the locations of plants in a field. Now, it would be really helpful if they were sorted numerically, in a descending order, however, the way access sorts them is based off of the first character in line, since it's not a true number. therefore

E-16-1-1 will always show up before E-2-2-2 because the 1 is a lower number. I figured the best way to solve this would be to convert all of the single digit numbers to double digits, so that all of the E-1-1-1 turn out as E-01-01-01.

Is this the right way to approach my problem? How would I specify to add a zero in front of a single digit in between dashes


How to grab last two digits from an integer?
I hope this is the correct place for this inquiry.

Question: In the expression builder in MS Access, how can I write a statement that will grab the last two digits of an integer stored number? Just for clarification, the number may only be one digit but I still want it to be two digits (i.e. "9" would be "09", "289" would be "89" etc.). The result has to be stored as a string.

I've tried the Right() function and Cstr function and I can't get it to result in two digits.


Barcode in forms
I have table that has these fields
[ID],[SalesDate],[ProdNumber],[SerialNumber],[EndingNumber]
Each product has barcode number and there are two kinds of barcode one with 8 (12345678) digits and one with 9 (123456789) digits what I like to do is scan each product by barcode reader which will read the barcode as text and then I like to code as this

8 digit barcde = 12345678 the first three digits are the [ProdNumber] and digit 4 and 5 are [SerialNumber] and the last three as [EndingNumber].

9 digit barcode = 123456789 the first four digits are the [ProdNumber] and digit 5 and 6 are [SerialNumber] and the last three as [EndingNumber].

Also I designed form for data entry which has all the fields in the table and unbound field for barcode reader. I dont want to store the barcode reader (Im not sure if I should) but I want to scan each item and then separate the barcode as above.


Rounding and Formatting Issues
I would greatly appreciate some help on a couple of issues:

1. Workorders by Customer subform is not calculating properly:
The currency is rounding (how to prevent this) so the result is not the same as on the Workorder and the Amount Due is blank.

2. When opening the Workorder on the heading it shows the WorkorderID not formatted as 5 digits like on the field WorkorderID. I would like to show it as 5 digits.