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Alternating background color of group header in MS Reporting Services

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I'm looking for a way to alternate the background color of a group header in reporting services.  I'm currently using this code to alternate the detail rows to create a "green bar" effect, but it doesn't work in the group header because its still counting the number of rows, instead of the group headers.
=iif(rownumber(nothing) mod 2 = 1, "AliceBlue", "White")

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Have a look at this article which should work for what you are trying to do. Follow up here if you have problems getting it to work properly.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/technologies/rch7rptslnpatternrecipes.mspx
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