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I am creating a data report and i have a simple query which shows all the data i.e amount and such fields
and i want the sum of the amount filed. and in the footer i used a report function and used the sum and assigned the amount field for sum
but while viewing the report i am getting data type mismatch and i am not able to view the report.
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by:xSinbad
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One of your fields is most likely not a numeric field type, have you checked them in the table.
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by:gsbharathi
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In the table the datatype is numeric(11,2) and it is a not null field I am using Oracle database.
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by:xSinbad
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Hmmm how did you use the function i.e. sum(blah,blah)
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by:gsbharathi
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I have added a report function and in the properties for the report i have chosed rptFuncSum  for Function type property and  in the datafield property i have chosen the column whose sum is required i hope i am going in a proper way..
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by:mlmcc
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Do you know which field is giving the problem?

You might try building a report yo simply show each record without trying to do any summaries to ensure you are getting the data you expect.

If you don't see anything ad the summaries one at a time until you get the error.

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by:gsbharathi
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mlmcc:
 The query i have written contatins a case statement this is the query

select distinct iid,
rtrim(vcbankID) AS BankNumber,
amount as TotalAmount,
amount-nvl(withdrewamt,0) as CaseAmount,
CASE WHEN (amount=0) THEN 0
     ELSE to_number(((amount-nvl(withdrewamt,0)) *100)/amount)
          END as PrctAmoount,
nvl(withdrewamt,0) as withdrewamt,
CASE WHEN nvl( withdrewamt,0)=0 THEN 0
      WHEN (amount=0) THEN 0
          ELSE (nvl(withdrewamt,0)*100)/amount
          END as PrctIncurred
from bankdetails

I am able to get the sum of total amount but not able to get the sum of caseamount and prctamount


acoerkins:
 The questions i have asked are still unsolved i think i got answer for one question only till now..

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