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Set detail section alternating background color of report based on field value

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I have a multiple use report that I want to distinquish the data in the detail section based on a field value that specifies the type of report.  In other words, in the Report Header, I have a field called description with a conditional statement so that if the description value is "Soil", then the field has a brown background color.  If the description value is "Water", the field background color is blue.  I was able to carry the color over to the detail section as a background color with some simple coding, but I haven't figured out how to change the row colors to alternate.  So if the description field value is "Soil", then the rows in the detail section might alternate between  light brown and light orange background colors.  Hopefully that makes sense.
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