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Running Total based on Specific Order of Group.

Posted on 2014-04-08
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GF3 is a specified group with OTHERS being labeled as NON....

in the RH I have

WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:=0

in the GF3 I have

WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:=
IF GroupName ({@@City}) LIKE 'NON*' THEN Sum ({BV_vwrpt_SalesTax.TaxableValue1}, {@@City})
ELSE 0

in the RF I have

WhilePrintingRecords;
Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:=NONDISTRICTTAX;


Why cant I get a grand total of only the Like 'NON*' as indicated above?
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Question by:Mikeyman_01
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by:mlmcc
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You can't use a summary on a summary function.  Also you have WhilePrintingRecords in the formula which forces the evaluation to be after the summaries are calculated.


You should be able to use a formula like and then summarize it.

IF GroupName ({@@City}) LIKE 'NON*' THEN 
    {BV_vwrpt_SalesTax.TaxableValue1}
ELSE
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by:mlmcc
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Are you grouping on City?

Try

IF ({@@City}) LIKE 'NON*' THEN
    {BV_vwrpt_SalesTax.TaxableValue1}
ELSE
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James0628 earned 500 total points
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I think the problem is simply that you're not _adding_ to the variable.

 You have

Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:=
IF GroupName ({@@City}) LIKE 'NON*' THEN Sum ({BV_vwrpt_SalesTax.TaxableValue1}, {@@City})
ELSE 0


 That will set the variable to the total from each group, so you just end up with the total from the last group.

 If you want to accumulate a total for all of the groups in the report, it should be

Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:= NONDISTRICTTAX +
(IF GroupName ({@@City}) LIKE 'NON*' THEN Sum ({BV_vwrpt_SalesTax.TaxableValue1}, {@@City})
ELSE 0)


 And, FWIW, I would change your final formula slightly.  You have

Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX:=NONDISTRICTTAX;

 That just sets the variable to itself, which doesn't do any harm, but it doesn't do any good either.  You could just use

Shared NumberVar NONDISTRICTTAX


 James
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