SQL Reporting Services - Parameter not being recognized in oracle 8

I setup the paramters via the report menu (via the file menu) and in the datasource parameter tab.  I also add in my sql in the where clause:

fieldname = @parameter_name

but everytime i run the report, i get an ora-01036 illegal variable name/number.

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into the TAB "DATA"

Write your SQL, in the where clause write your parameters with "?"

In the Top of TAB "DATA" where dataset name appears, there is "..." button. Press it.
Then start new form and press the parameters TAB.
In this form, associate the "?" with the Parameter value.

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michael1174Author Commented:
Still can't get this working still.. in my SQL statement, my where clause has this:


in the parameters tab, it has:

name                                   value
------                                    ------

In the reports menu off of the file menu, it has:

michael1174Author Commented:
Ahh, found it.. need to use a : instead of a ?
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