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Old June 3rd, 2010, 01:02 PM posted to microsoft.public.access.gettingstarted
John Spencer
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Default Selecting the last 10 records from a specific date

A query that would look something like the following.

SELECT TOP 10 NameField, DateField
FROM SomeTable
WHERE DateField = Date()
ORDER BY DateField DESC

In query design view
== Add the table
== Add the two fields
== Under the DateField enter criteria
= Date()
== Set the datefield to sort DESCending
== In the query properties, set Top Values to 10

This will return ties for the last position.

John Spencer
Access MVP 2002-2005, 2007-2010
The Hilltop Institute
University of Maryland Baltimore County

semmison wrote:
I have a date field and name field, I want to return the last 10 Name records
entered from a specific date..... ie: Count back 10 records in the date field
from Todays date and display the names from that date, to today.... seems
really simple but I can't get it right...

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