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pvong
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Posted - 11/27/2012 :  16:34:17  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have an expression that I just want it to show blank/nothing if it's negative from a ROUND function. Is this possible?

ROUND(IIF(a<b,"",4.2))

In my Test, if a > b, I get 4 rounded and that's great but if a<b, it shows an error. I understand it's because you can not round blank/nothing but is there a way around this? I can put a value like 0 but I really want it to show nothing.

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LarryC74
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Posted - 11/28/2012 :  13:11:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Why not use:

Round(IIF(a>b,4.2,""))

Or

Round(IIF(a>b,4.2,Nothing))

Or

ROUND(IIF(a<b,Nothing,4.2))

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sunitabeck
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Posted - 11/28/2012 :  13:38:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Use the expression with ROUND outside IIF and use format to show blanks for nulls.

ROUND(IIF(a<b,Nothing,4.2))
Format string to whatever you want, for example like this:

###;,-###""


Alternatively, use the Round function inside

=IIF(a<b,Nothing,ROUND(4.2))

Edited by - sunitabeck on 11/28/2012 13:39:29
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