Solved

Sum multiple values in an Access 2010 Report

Posted on 2012-04-12
8
959 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Access 2010 Report is pulling data from a query, all info is correct and fields are summed up as required, except for a grand total, I have tried;

=Sum[Column A]+[Column B]+[Column C] but nothing happens, I have recreated jist of the report in an Excel Attachment.

***Keep in mind my report is in Access 2010...NOT In Excel!!!

Your help is very much appreciated,

Lucy
Excel-Example-of-Access-Report.xls
0
Comment
Question by:lucyLuna
  • 4
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
Patrick Matthews earned 500 total points
ID: 37841053
=Sum([w]) + Sum([x]) + Sum([y]) + Sum([z])
0
 
LVL 61

Expert Comment

by:mbizup
ID: 37841065
This needs to be in the footer of your report.

=sum([column a]) + sum([column b]) + sum([column c])

Also make sure that these are the names of fields in your query, not the names of textboxes on your report.


—----
Completely missed the above comment.  Sorry about that.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lucyLuna
ID: 37841066
Hi matthewpatrick, this goes in the Control Source field right? I tried it and it's not adding up...any ideas as to why?

Thanks,

Lucy
0
Simplifying Server Workload Migrations

This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.

 

Author Comment

by:lucyLuna
ID: 37841083
matthewpatric, I did make sure the field names matched the query, and moved to the footer of the report, I'm getting a #ERROR.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lucyLuna
ID: 37841107
After I revised the column names I found a mistake, corrected it, as matthepatrick suggested and it worked perfect.

Thank you very much,

Lucy
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:Patrick Matthews
ID: 37841160
>>After I revised the column names I found a mistake, corrected it, as matthepatrick suggested and it worked perfect.

Any particular reason, then, why I got none of the points?

:)
0
 

Author Comment

by:lucyLuna
ID: 37841287
I accepted your solution and awarded all points to you...I must have done something wrong...I'll check...sorry, this is crazy, I can't seem to get a handle on this grading and acceptance system.


I just realized wha happened,  I thought you were the only one responding to the question...so someone else jumped in, and I did not ralize it was not you...how can I fix this??
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The canonical version of this article is on my web site here: http://iconoun.com/articles/collisions/ A companion presentation is available here: http://iconoun.com/articles/collisions/Unicode_Presentation.pdf
Lync meeting or Lync conferencing is what many organizations would like to deploy to allow them save money. But companies are now giving up for various reasons, one of which is that they cannot join external meetings (non-federated company meetings)…
In Microsoft Access, learn different ways of passing a string value within a string argument. Also learn what a “Type Mis-match” error is about.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of coin tosses with the rand() function and learn how to make these “tosses” depend on a predetermined probability. Flipping Coins in Excel: Enter =RAND() into cell A2: Recalculate the random variable…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question