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Generic Function To Concatenate Child Records

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    Posted: 23 Jun 2008 at 11:03pm

This file contains a concatenate function and samples of how to use it. The function creates a single, delimited list of the "many" records from a 1-to-many relationship. The delimiter defaults to a comma but can be specified. The function can be easily modified to use either DAO or ADO by commenting or un-commenting some lines of code.

A table with records like:
  ABC Co.      Bob
  ABC Co.      John
  ABC Co.      Sarah
  ABC Co.      Aaron
can be converted to:
  ABC Co.      Bob, John, Sarah, Aaron
or
  ABC Co.      Bob - John - Sarah - Aaron

Download Access 2000: uploads/4/Concat2k.zip
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Duane Hookom
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