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Microsoft Access DCOUNT

Assigning Rank to Records in a Form Field using DCOUNT

Note: This is a followup video to Project Scoring with Multiple Criteria. It isn't necessary to watch that video first, but if you want some background on where this database comes from, check that lesson out first.

Q: In my Project Scoring database, I need to be able to see the rank of the current record as I'm adding it (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.). How can I do this? -Keith

A: You can use the DCOUNT function to count the number of records in a table or query. By adding a criteria to the function, you can count up how many records have MORE points than the current record, and that basically tells you the rank. See the video below for details.


 

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