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error in the formula when callig CR8 from VB6

error in the formula when callig CR8 from VB6

error in the formula when callig CR8 from VB6

(OP)
I've built CR using qry and it's warking fine by itself.
I am using this folmula in the report:
If Left({Query.STORE},4) = "0000"
Then Replace({Query.STORE},"0"," ",1,4)
Else
If Left({Query.STORE},3) = "000"
Then Replace({Query.STORE},"0"," ",1,3)  
Else
If Left({Query.STORE},2) = "00"
Then Replace({Query.STORE},"0"," ",1,2)
Else
If Left({Query.STORE},1) = "0"
Then Replace({Query.STORE},"0"," ",1,1)  
Else {Query.STORE};
This formula replaces leading zeroes from 5 digit string.
When I am calling report from VB6 I'am getting the following error:
'error in formula <Store>
'If Left({Query.STORE},4) = "0000"
' A number, currncy amount, boolean or string is expected here.

I'd greatly appriciate your help
Thank you

RE: error in the formula when callig CR8 from VB6

Try this formula instead:

totext(val({Query.STORE}),0,"")

Perhaps you're using a different connectivity in VB?

Different database?

Odd that it would find that STORE is not a string in VB, but this depends on things you didn't supply, such as how you're calling the report and connectivity or if you're passing a recordset.

-k

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