Crystal Reports - Show first field value in each group

Hi,

I have a grouping set up to group by Name. In the details section I have a field that should only display the first record. I'm not sure how to set up a formula to say something like...

Suppress field value if a new group is started and current record is greater than 1.
nightshadzAsked:
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mlmccCommented:
You could put it in the group header.  It will display only the values from the first record.

You can also suppress with a formula like

Not OnFirstRecord
AND
Previous({Groupfield}) = {GroupField}

mlmcc
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Ido MilletProfessor of MIS at Penn State Erie and Owner, Millet SoftwareCommented:
If this is a value that stays the same for all details within the group, then simply turn on the option of 'Suppress if Duplicated' (Format Field, Common tab)
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nightshadzAuthor Commented:
IdoMillet, it's not a duplicate value, I only need to show the first record for this field.  

mlmcc, I used your formula and it displayed only the first record for this field in a group and suppressed the rest. Thanks!
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