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I have a report with a column numeric name: cost change.

I would like to highlight and turn the font to bold in some cells when the value in cell cost change fluctuates +/- 2 cents.

Is there any chance someone can show me how the IIF would need to be coded?

Thank you.
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by:metropia
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I have this expression that does not work how I want it to work:

CASE
    WHEN (SUM(FavUnfavCostChange) < (2/100) THEN 'Less'
    WHEN SUM(FavUnfavCostChange) > (2/100) THEN 'More'
    ELSE NULL
END AS 'Flag'

But I get:

0.00000815000000000000            More    -- this is not more than 2 cents, is just a positive number
-0.00094700000000000000            Less     -- this is not less than 2 cents, is just negative number
-0.00222000000000000000            Less     -- this is not less than 2 cents, is just negative number
-0.00012250000000000000            Less     -- this is not less than 2 cents, is just negative number
0.00000000000000000000            NULL    -- this is zero so null is fine
0.01188576000000000000            More    -- this is not more than 2 cents, is just a positive number
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Since the only topic in this question is MS SQL Reporting, assuming this is in SSRS, you can edit the text properties by clicking on the text box, then right-click:Text Box Properties, then...

Fill Color, hit the fx button to the right of the Fill Color combo box, and in the Expression Editor enter this expression
=IIF(ABS(Fields!COST_CHANGE.Value) > .02, Yellow, White) 

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... and Font, hit the fx button to the right of Bold, and in the Expression Editor enter this expression
=IIF(ABS(Fields!COST_CHANGE.Value) > .02, True, False) 

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Change the name of the column, Yellow to whatever color floats your boat, and if  'cost change fluctuates +/- 2 cents.' means anything other than the absolute value of that column being greater than .02, we'll need to work with the expression.
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