Hello I'm having some problems creating a query in DesigView mode. I'm trying
to calculate a field with an Alias.
So I have a field in which I have MonthlyGrossWage, that field is numeric,
has no decimals (for simplicity), only 5 digits, and its format is currency
In my table, I have a the name of my employees, name, lastname, etc... and
also this field MonthlyGrossWage... so I enter John.... Doe... 1150$...
Okay that is fine.
I have my table with all my employees names, lastnames... and also the
salary they get monthly at monthlygrosswage Okay...
How much cost me the employee per hour?
Assuming we have a labour day of 8 hours, I'd divide the monthlygrosswage by
So the calculation it's quite simple. "MonthlyGrossWage" / 8 ... in query
designview I add also an alias, so I can output the result of the
calculation in a field... let's say my Alias is HourlyGrossWage
So... my query design view looks like this:
"MonthlyGrossWage" / 8
Perfect. What happend now is I display the proper calculation in the field
HourlyGrossWage... but! I don't see the result in dollars !!! and of course
I'd like to see it in dollars... so I get the calculation but I cannot setup
the format of the output field...
How may I do this? Cheers
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