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. 

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Access 2007: Can't Display 17 Digit Number
I can't display a 17 digit number in my table without losing the last couple of digits to 'rounding'. I've tried 'doubling' the field size but to no avail..whatever I attempt loses the last couple of digits to a 'nice round figure'..sigh.
The numbers had initially been imported as text..which is really what they ought to be as they're identification numbers, but I had some issues using the find 'duplicate values' query and conjectured that was because the ID numbers had been defined as text>though I could be wrong.
The VAL function works (to convert the text to numbers) but again   I lose the detail of the last couple of digits.
I've been beating my head against this wall the entire day and at the very least, would like to know if what I'm attempting is viable. I've stumbled through function queries (with some success) and react like a deer in the headlights when it comes to VBA...
Query that splits digits into 2 seperate fields
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.
IntegerBased Data Types
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 supports three categories of numbers and there are various ways you can apply one to a field. You can work in either the Datasheet View or the Design View of a Table.
How to restrict a randomly assigned autonumber to 4 digits?
I am using an autonumber set to random but do not like the length of the numbers it chooses. It also chooses negative numbers sometimes (23827439) I would like to restrict the autonumber to display 4 digit positive numbers. Is there any way to do this
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 1234567890101
I have set the data type as text for the account number fields.
Creating Part Numbers
I've been wading through the online help and tutorials but haven't yet got to where I need to be.
I have been trying to create part numbers using a predetermined format. The format has three distinct categories:
division (denoted by 2 digits at the front of the part number)
category (denoted by 3 digits after the division number)
sequential number (5 digits after the category)
The completed part number will look like xx y z (the spaces are intentional). However, I would like to have the sequential number be unique for each combination of category and division. For example, the part numbers under 01 001 start at 00001 (01 001 00001) as do the part numbers for 01 002 (01 002 00001).
Simple Format Question
I am just into MS Access 2010.
I live in South Korea.
I have a question about the field format.
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Some old cell phone numbers here have 10 digits like this;
0111234567 or 0171234567 or 0181234567 or 0191234567.
Some numbers have 11 digits like this;
01112345678 or 01712345678 or 01812345678
Most of the numbers are 11 digit numbers like this;
01012345678
If I put 10 digit numbers, I want it to be showed like 0111234567.
If I put 11 digits, I want it to be like 01012345678 or 01112345678.
How can I do this?
I was thinking about this for an hour.
Still can't find out the answer.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Import value from one form to another
I have three forms.
One is for a piece of equipment with all of its information, eg. location, frequency, type, id number etc.
The second is for tests on that piece of equipment.
The third is for calculating whether the battery needs to be replaced or not.
The second and third form have a relationship to the first form via an equipment identification code. eg. Display One's id code is D1.
The first form will have two buttons linking to the test form and battery form. Is it possible to automatically import the value of the identification code field from the first form into the identification code field of one of the other forms once you click one of the buttons
Sequential Numbering Auto "BarCode"
of Implementing Sequential Numbering Auto "BarCode"
I need that Barcode automatically assigned to a new record when registering.
Here is the Standard Example: 555501001
1. Barcode Must be only in Numbers (Minimum 9 digits)
2. First 4 digits are fixed numbers (Must not be changed)
3. Second Digits are the category of the product (01  Office Appliances, 02  Furniture, 03  Motor  Vehicle, 04  Consumables)
4. And the last is Sequential numbering (001, 002, 003 etc
Numbers look right on the form, report shows #####
I've just spent a couple days getting a form to display the numbers on a subform with the correct number of decimal places. WHEW!
However, I'm trying to print a report from that form and subform. Of course, we're back to the same problem. I need to see a report AND a subreport that display the same calculations, and I seem to be right back where I started.
On my subreport, the numbers that appeared on the form are back to displaying ####### instead of a few digits with two decimal places.
Using Data Types
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.
Phone Conversion
I have a question about changing the formats of phone numbers. In my current database, I have these type of numbers:
etc.
I would like to run a query to change the format of the above phone numbers to just having ten digits with no spaces or symbols, such as example below
Splitting Cell Conents
I have a table with two columns in it:
Column 1 = 1123002287 8000071204D03 20061793
Column 2 = 20061793
I need to verify that the last 8 digits of column 1 match the contents of column 2. Is there a way to create another column that will show the last 8 digits of column 1? Or is there a wayI can take the contents of column 2 and search the entire spreadsheet for the exact same string of characters? These serial numbers are automatically scanned into the computer so I can'tmanipulate them, I just need to verify that the serial numbers match up.
Number format
If I have a string of numbers in a text box on a form, how could I dictate the amount of digits? I would like the number of digits to be set. For example, if I type a number of 50, I would automatically like this to be displayed as 0050 (ie. a 4 digit number). Therefore if I type 150, it would appear as 0150.
Access report with output display mask(digits turned to letters)
Would it be possible to export an Access report with a column of values masked?
This column contains sensitive identifying information, so I would like to somehow "hide" all the digits.
So I'm thinking having some kind of code sheet (i.e. 1 = A, 2 = B, 3 = C)
So the on the report, instead of displaying digits, letters are displayed.
Originally value in this column is a 10digit number.
Split Cell Contents
I have a table with two columns in it:
Column 1 = 1123002287 8000071204D03 20061793
Column 2 = 20061793
I need to verify that the last 8 digits of column 1 match the contents of column 2. Is there a way to create another column that will show the last 8 digits of column 1? Or is there a way I can take the contents of column 2 and search the entire spreadsheet for the exact same string of characters? These serial numbers are automatically scanned into the computer so I can't manipulate them, I just need to verify that the serial numbers match up.
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.
I would prefer to see
Wildcard characters
I am trying to figure out in a wildcard query distinctive part numbers.
I have part numbers that are similar to these:
Part numbers with US prefix
USUSE123
USUSE123
Part numbers that have no prefix
USE123
USE123
US is the prefix that I am trying to query. Unfortunately there are part numbers that also contain the same US as part of their part number.
Part numbers will always begin 3 alpha digits then numbers, unless of course it is paired with a 2 digit (US) preprefix.
I tried creating the criteria as Like "US?*", but that brings up all part numbers with US at the beginning. I also tried Like "US@@@*" but that didn't pull up any items. I can't think of any other criteria.
Input Mask Issue
I'm currently used an input mask on a control on my form to store the value in the form of ( DL000000 ) eg: DL101874 or DL112547
The DL part is constant, ie: always = DL
The two numbers following DL can only be digits from 1 to 9, ie : 11 or 88 or 63 The Minus sign is constant, ie: always = () (a representation of divider obviously not a mathematical minus)
And Finally, the last four digits can only be digits from 1 to 9, ie: 6587 or 1265
At first I used this form of input mask: "DL"00""0000
but this only stored the numbers entered into a form without the DL or the Minus sign, eg: 555555
So then I used this form of input Mask: LL00\0000 and set the default value of the control to "DL000000" this managed to store the DL but not the Minus sign, eg: DL555555
I'm currently stumped. I don't know what to do, should I use both Input mask and default value, or can an input mask alone do the trick, and if so, how should it look like?
To sum up: I need the user to enter 6 digits in the control, ie: (689774), but to be actually stored in the table as: DL689774 for example.
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