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Conditional Formatting of Access 2007 Report Header

Posted on 2014-01-29
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I am trying to apply a OnFormat condition to a low level report header.  Basically, if the header field does not have a value, I want to suppress display of all the header fields.  The Onload code is:
Private Sub GroupHeader4_Format(Cancel As Integer, FormatCount As Integer)
If (Len(Nz(Me.CAUS_ID, "")) > 0) Then Me.GroupHeader4.Visible = False
   ' If IsNull(Me.CAUS_ID) Then Me.GroupHeader4.Visible = False
  ' If IsEmpty(Me.CAUS_ID) Then Me.GroupHeader4.Visible = False
End Sub
The GroupHeader4 and fields still display.  Note from the commented code that I have tried several ways to detect a null field value, but to no avail.

This is a very large report and there are only about 10% of the records with a CAUS_ID that would have additional data.  Attached is a sample of what the report looks like.

Appreciate any help!

Al
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GrahamMandeno earned 2000 total points
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Hello Al

If you want to suppress the printing of the entire header section, then set the Cancel argument to True:

If IsNull(Me.CAUS_ID) Then Cancel = True

If it is possible that Me.CAUS_ID contains a zero-length string (ZLS) rather than a Null, then use this:

If Len( Me.CAUS_ID & "" ) = 0 Then Cancel = True

Best wishes,
Graham Mandeno [Access MVP 1996-2014]
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by:alvoninfl
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Graham:

I used the second formula and that worked.  Thanks much!

Al
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