How do I suppress a page footer with a Section Expert formula?

I would like to suppress a page footer so that it only displays on the last page of my report.  I saw another post with a recommendation to use the following Section Expert formula:

if pagenumber = totalpagecount then

When I try using this formula in the Section Expert, I receive the following message, "A statement is expected here" and the word "false" becomes highlighted in blue.  I'm obviously doing something wrong.  I would appreciate some assistance.
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The formula looks correct.  Where did you add it?

Try it this way

Not OnLastRecord


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LA_TitanAuthor Commented:
I added the formula under Report \ Section Expert.  I selected Page Footer c.  I then selected the formula button (X-2) next to the Suppress (No Drill-Down) check box.  Finally, I copied and pasted the formula straight from the Experts Exchange website.

Is 'Not OnLastRecord' the whole formula?  I receive the following message, "A statement is expected here" and the word "Not" becomes highlighted in blue, when I tried to use it.
LA_TitanAuthor Commented:
I apoligize mlmcc.  You are absolutely correct.  If I use 'formula = Not OnLastRecord'  it works.  The page footer only displays on the last page.

Now I have a new problem.  There is a large blank space where the page footer used to be on page 1.  I will do a new search and create a new question if needed.

Thank you for all of your help.
LA_TitanAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  I really appreicate your help.
That is a problem with Crystal, it reserves space for the footer before it generates the footer.

One way to get around it is to use a subureport for the footer.  Shrink the footer in size.

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