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Does anyone know the syntex if i have an ID called Directs I want shading anything else no color.

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if RecordNumber Mod 0 = 0 Then silver Else NoColor

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Try it this way

If {IDfield} = 'Directs' then
   crSilver
else
   crNoColor

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getting error also when I input the syntex you provided I get the ID field highlighted and it says field not known.

Error in File  C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\temp_a1312633-eaf1-4fa9-a1e0-b62104b1863c.rpt: Error in formula  <Section_Back_Color>. 'If {ID} = 'Directs' then ' This field name is not  known.

If {ID} = 'Directs' then
   crSilver
else
   crNoColor

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never mind I know one sec
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Ok I got that part. But what if I want just the text highlighted not the background?

If {item.ID} = 'Directs' then
   crSilver
else
   crNoColor

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Use the FORMULA BUTTON on the FONT page and change the color

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No I already got it, But thanks for the reply.
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