Get the value of a particular field from a specified set of records.
Syntax Dlookup ( expression, domain, [criteria] ) =Dlookup("[Field]", "Table", "[Field] = 'MyValue'") Key expression The field to return. domain The set of records, a table or a query name. criteria Equivalent to an (optional) WHERE clause. Any field that is included in criteria must also be a field in domain.
For numerical criteria use "abc=Num"
for strings use "abc='string'"
for dates use "abc=#date#"
The DLookup() function can be used in VBA or in an SQL query.
In a query:
Dlookup("price", "T_Orders", "SupplierID = 64 ")
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Last (SQL) - Return the last value from a query.
Nz - Detect a NULL value or Zero Length string.