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How can I get the following formula to work in CR 7.0

if {audit_detail.accum} = "Y" then
  "Average: " +
  ToText(Sum(ToNumber({answer_detl.answer}), GroupName ({answer_detl.seq_no})))

This is giving me an error saying that a field is required where is says ToNumber, but the field answer_detl.answer is stored as text even though it is actually numeric.
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sujmags earned 50 total points
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I created a table that matches ur case and tried to solve the problem,here u go

Create a formula field to compute ToNumber{answer_detl.answer}
say Formula1

now in formula2 , say sum(@formula1,groupcondition)

Now it never gives this error - "Field is required"

Hope this helps
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by:Jagar
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Thank You it is amazing what you sometimes miss or don't think of.  I have this vastlt complex report working great, but here I forget how to do something simple.
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