How to hide subreport label if subreport has no data

I'm trying to hide the subreport label if there is no data in the subreport.

I've researched three solutions on EE and none seem to work for me.

the subreport is a thin line with "Can Grow", that part works great.

I put the label in the sub-report header but it displays every time even if there is no data.

I tried detail_format function also to no avail . . .

Then I tried
Private Sub Report_Current()

    If Me.rptPositionsByCandidate.Report.HasData = True Then
       
        Me.Candiate_Other.Visible = True
    Else
        Me.Candiate_Other.Visible = False
    End If

End Sub

from here , still no luck - the subreport label prints every time.

see attached, run the first report
Candidates-EE.accdb
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPDesigner and DeveloperCommented:
Try this in the on format event for the section with the label on the parent report:

Me.Candiate_Other.Visible = Me.rptPositionsByCandidate.Report.HasData 

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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPDesigner and DeveloperCommented:
I did not see that you had an attachment.   This new site skin is really hard for me to see. Poor contrasts in colors.

It was really simple to fix. I just moved the label the the Sub report's Report Header setion. No VBA code needed. Acvess will handle it automatically

See attached
Candidates-EE-HiTechCoach.accdb
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Alaska CowboyAuthor Commented:
Thank you ThHiTechCoach, I will try it out tomorrow.

Jeff, thanks for the link
Alaska CowboyAuthor Commented:
TheHiTechCoach - the label still displays if there are no records in the subreport, see "Environment - Refuse Manager - Comanichi" (and others below that).
- I had also tried that to no avail

I also tried your first suggestion to no avail (see attached)
-->Me.Candidate_Other.Visible = Me.rptPositionsByCandidate.Report.HasData

Jeff, thanks, but that link seemed to be about handling a report with no data, so I didn't see the connection.
Candidates-EE.accdb
Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
<I'm trying to hide the subreport label if there is no data in the subreport.>
Actually it's a textbox...

<the label still displays if there are no records in the subreport, see "Environment - Refuse Manager - Comanichi" (and others below that).>
Am I missing something?
For ""Environment - Refuse Manager - Comanichi""
...I *do not* see the textbox...
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Alaska CowboyAuthor Commented:
>> >><I'm trying to hide the subreport label if there is no data in the subreport.>
>>Actually it's a textbox...
- yes, good point, that was on purpose.

but the d.b. I just posted shows this:

report_pic
Thanks a lot, will pick it up tomorrow :-)
Alaska CowboyAuthor Commented:
I ended up solving this by adding a field to the sub-report with this expression:

=IIf(IsNull([Position_Descr_Long]),Null,"Other Positions:")

So if there is no data in the subreport nothing displays.

This shows on the report like this:

Position: Controller
    Candidate: John Doe
         Other Positions:  Marketing Director
                                     COO

not the prettiest and elegant, but it works. I do appreciate the help as it's helping me get over the initial learning curve.

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Alaska CowboyAuthor Commented:
I couldn't get the suggestion to work, but I've seen the same thing in other questions.
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