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Alternating Roq Colours (with a catch)

Posted on 2011-03-14
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I know how to alternate row colours with the following script in the conditional background:
if remainder(recordnumber,2) = 1 then
crwhite
else
crSilver

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However, with each group, it's a gamble as to whether or not the first record of that group will be white or silver.  Is there anyway I can make sure that the first row of a group always has a background of white (and alternates from that point)?
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Kurt Reinhardt earned 2000 total points
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I generally create a running total in this case (using the running total wizard) that increments the count for each record in the group and resets the running total every time the group changes.

I then change the formula to something like:

if remainder({#RunningTotal,2) = 1 then
crwhite
else
crSilver

~Kurt
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by:Clif
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Perfect.

Thanks.
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