Return the sum of values from a specified set of records.
Syntax Dsum ( expression, domain, [criteria] ) =DSum("[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 DSum() function can be used in VBA or in an SQL query.
DSum("price", "T_Orders", "SupplierID = 64 ")
This is equivalent to:
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Sum (SQL) - Add up the values in a query result set