This MSAccess tutorial explains how to use the Access MonthName function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Access MonthName function returns a string representing the month given a number from 1 to 12.
The syntax for the MonthName function in MS Access is:
MonthName ( number, [abbreviate] )
The MonthName function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Access:
Let's look at how to use the MonthName function in MS Access:
MonthName (3) Result: 'March' MonthName (3, TRUE) Result: 'Mar' MonthName (7, FALSE) Result: 'July'
The MonthName function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Access.
Dim LValue As String LValue = MonthName (3, TRUE)
In this example, the variable called LValue would now contain the value of 'Mar'.
You can also use the MonthName function in a query in Microsoft Access.
In this query, we have used the MonthName function as follows:
This query will return the full month name for the value 7 and display the results in a column called Expr1. You can replace Expr1 with a column name that is more meaningful.
The results would now be displayed in a column called MonthValue.
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