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MS Access: Str Function

This MSAccess tutorial explains how to use the Access Str function with syntax and examples.


The Microsoft Access Str function returns a string representation of a number.


The syntax for the Microsoft Access Str function is:

Str ( number )

Parameters or Arguments

number is the value to convert to a string.

Applies To

The Str function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Access:

  • Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007, Access 2003, Access XP, Access 2000


Str (12)
Result: " 12"

Str (450)
Result: " 450"

Example (in VBA Code)

The Str function can be used in VBA code in Microsoft Access. For example:

Dim LResult As String

LResult = Str (16)

In this example, the variable called LResult would now contain the value " 16".

Example (in SQL/Queries)

You can also use the Str function in a query in Microsoft Access.

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