Solved

Is RunningSum the function I need?

Posted on 1998-10-12
3
231 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a field for name, balance, a payment date and a payment amount.  In a report I would like to group by name and at the end of that grouping - get the balance.  So if Smith had a balace of 100.00 and made a payment on 10-08-98 for 10.00 and a payment on 10-09-98 for 10.00 then I would a space for it to say current balace of $80.00.  Make sense?
0
Comment
Question by:klfacc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:klfacc
ID: 1965145
Edited text of question
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:mkmccreary
ID: 1965146
Sum() is the function you use at the group footer.  You could use the Expression Builder to create your Control Source property.  You can lookup more about this function by using the help file and search for 'SQL aggregate functions'.

Good Luck,
Martin

0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
kulikuli earned 100 total points
ID: 1965147
Yes it makes sense

You should create a header an  footer on name. In the header you place the name and total payment , in the detail you place payment date and amount and in the footer you place a field with a controlsource :

=reports!Myreport!total_payment-sum(reports!myreport!paidAmount)

0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

In a multiple monitor setup, if you don't want to use AutoCenter to position your popup forms, you have a problem: where will they appear?  Sometimes you may have an additional problem: where the devil did they go?  If you last had a popup form open…
This article describes two methods for creating a combo box that can be used to add new items to the row source -- one for simple lookup tables, and one for a more complex row source where the new item needs data for several fields.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server stored procedures from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Micr…
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question