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Copy a Group Header in Master Report to Report Header in Sub Report

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Data is from  different databases...I have several groups in the Main Report.. The subreport is residing in the Group Footer of the Main Report...

I need this "copied Group Header" to only show where there is data on the SubReport in its Report Header

Hopefully this makes sense
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Question by:Mikeyman_01
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You can pass all the information used to create the group header to the subreport the show it in the subreport report header or a group header

TO share data with the subreport create 3 formulas

In the main report add a formula to the report header
WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar MyValue;
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IN the main report group header
WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar MyValue;
MyValue := {SomeDatabase Field};
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In the subreport where you want to display the value
WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar MyValue;
MyValue 

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Similarly for all values.  In the main report you can declare and set values to multiple variables

WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar MyValue;
Shared DateTimeVar MyDateTime;
MyValue  := {SomeDatabase Field};
MyDateTime := {A DateTIme Field};
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mlmcc
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by:Mikeyman_01
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So I cant do this on an entire section??  I have to do it field by field
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What do you mean an entire section?

Does the subreport use the same data source?

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