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Need a Crystal Report that moves to next parent when child records reach a running total

I'm using Crystal Reports 10. I have a Inventory table with Items and a quantity on-hand. I have another table of Inventory Transactions, each with an Item and a transaction quantity.

For each Inventory record, I want to start displaying Transaction records and keep a running total of the transaction quantities. When the running total exactly matches the the on-hand quantity, I want to stop displaying Transaction records, and move to the next Inventory record.

For performance, I'd rather do this in the initial selection of Transactions, but if necessary I can retrieve all Transactions, then limit what I print.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Mike McCracken

Not sure what you are getting at.


you can apply formula in suppress tab to group detail section like

if  runningtotal  > = quantityinhand  then

in this way transactions will display untill running total is less then quantity inhand.
I hope I have underestand your problem.



The formula looks like what I want to do, but I don't understand (yet) where to put the formula. I won't be able to work on it again until Friday afternoon. At that time, I'll experiment, and post my results.

Thanks for the suggestion.  
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Thanks, habibb.
It does exactly what I want.

My pleasure to help you