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MS Access: Str Function

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

Description

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

Syntax

The syntax for the Str function in MS Access 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

Example

Let's look at how to use the Str function in MS Access:

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.

For example:

Microsoft Access

In this query, we have used the Str function as follows:

Expr1: Str(12)

This query will convert the numeric value of 12 to a string and display the results in a column called Expr1. You can replace Expr1 with a column name that is more meaningful.

For example:

StringValue: Str(12)

The results would now be displayed in a column called StringValue.

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