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crystal alternate row

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if ({ItemRowCount}) mod 0 = 1 then crSilver else crNoColor]

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Like to change row by Description. So if I got a brand of groups I want to alternate the row. for example.

brand

pep       <color white
pep       <color white
pep        <color white
cok      <color grey
cok      <color grey
cok      <color grey
sev      <color white
sev     <color white
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YOu can't mod by 0.

Mod is the remainder when you divide

Try

if ({ItemRowCount} mod 2 = 1) then crSilver else crNoColor

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Ok but it gives me error because its looking for numeric and im using text  values
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What is itemrowcount?

Are you counting rows?

Try this

In the report header add a formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar GroupCounter;
""

In the group header add a formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar GroupCounter;
GroupCounter := GroupCounter + 1;
""

In the detail section color formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar GroupCounter;
If GroupCounter mod 2 = 0 then
    crSilver
Else
   crNoColor

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by:sevensnake77
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Ok I give it a tryy item count I was using rownumber in the procedure to try to conver my text column value to numeric
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by:sevensnake77
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I get an error boolean required here.
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by:mlmcc
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WHere are you using it?

What formula?

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by:sevensnake77
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In the detail section color formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar GroupCounter;
If GroupCounter mod 2 = 0 then
    crSilver
Else
   crNoColor
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What version of Crystal?

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tks
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Did you get it to work?

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