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Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
If you type a credit card expiration date (month/year) in a Date/Time field on a form, Microsoft Access 2000 assumes that the card expires on the first day of the month. This article shows you how to create a function to correctly calculate the expiration date as the last day of the month.
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