Running Sum in Access Pivot Table?

Hello - can you set up a column to have a running sum in Access Pivot Tables (2010)?

If so, how?

Thanks
mlagrangeAsked:
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danishaniCommented:
As far as I know of you can create a Running Sum Query and with that you can set the Recordsource to that query in your Pivot Table and use it. Will that work for you?
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mlagrangeAuthor Commented:
In this particular case, the field I want to sort by (and would have to use as the comparison in the "DSum()" running sum method) is a prioritization score, which carries 14 decimal places, and still is not unique! (in fact, it is often duplicated! it is calculated in individual excel spreadsheets for construction & maintenance projects, which I import & merge)

The other running sum method I know of (the "Global Module" one) is not my favorite, because of the need to initialize.    

I was hoping the Access Pivot Table was smart enough to do that. Excel will do it, I think?
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
You never replied directly to I was hoping the Access Pivot Table was smart enough to do that. Excel will do it, I think?'s post.
Did you try it or not?
AFAICT, it should work.

<I was hoping the Access Pivot Table was smart enough to do that. Excel will do it, I think?>
Are you asking us, or telling us?
I don't see a "Running Sum" option for Excel Pivot tables...

What version of Access?
What is the design of your source table
What is the design of your Pivot table?

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mlagrangeAuthor Commented:
Here is a pretty good solution I found:
http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?fid=5268
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