Try_Parse Function (Access custom web app)

Office 2013 and later

Parses a text value to the specified data type in the culture of the application or returns Null if the conversion is not valid.

Last modified: March 09, 2015

Applies to: Access 2013 | Office 2013

Try_Parse(TextExpression, DataType)

The Try_Parse function contains the following arguments.

Argument name



A text expression representing the formatted value to parse into the specified data type.


The data type into which to parse TextExpression.

Use Try_Parse only for converting from string to date/time and number types. For general type conversions, continue to use Convert.