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Where Group Name is October give Group Summary Field1

Posted on 2011-09-21
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hello,

I have attempted to use the crosstab functions but I can not get what my manager wants.  In a formula can I retrieve a group summary field for a specified group?  Such as Group Name is October give me summary field1 or summary field2 or so on.
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by:edlunad
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With Sum function you can specify the scope (Dataset, Group or Data Region), something like this...

=Sum(Fields!Field1.Value, "October")

I dont know if this is what you really need.
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by:Michael
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I am using Crystal Reports and the SUM function is close to that but the conditions seem to limited to group options, that is daily, weekly, monthly, and so on.  I do not believe I can specify a specific group like October.  I have tried.
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edlunad earned 500 total points
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Sorry didn't notice that was Crystal.

In this case, have you tried like a formula for filtering the data you need, then using that formula on you SUM function, like this ...

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1545883/conditional-group-sum-in-crystal-reports
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by:Michael
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I am using a formula field and capturing the monthly summary values  in variables.  Then I can place them in my manual CrossTab looking objects.  I may look some more at crosstabs because maintenace of this reporting will be a killer.

Thanks!
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