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Sum([Bound Control]) not working. Not even displaying.

Posted on 2014-09-23
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HI Experts!! I have a field called PmtAmount in a subform. In the footer I have a field named Sum([PmtAmount). The field is displayed but there is no value nor is there an #Error displayed which would indicate I've done something around. I have used this in almost every application I've developed. I'm stumped. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Question by:Eileen Murphy
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by:Haris Djulic
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is there a typo ?

Sum([PmtAmount) should be Sum([PmtAmount])
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by:Eileen Murphy
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Good catch but no -- It's correct on the form -- I typed it wrong here :)
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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is there an equal sign (=) before the formula ?
=Sum([Bound Control])
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by:Eileen Murphy
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Yes the equal sign is there.
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by:Gustav Brock
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You may have to requery it from the main form at the OnCurrent event:

Me!NameOfSubformControl.Form.TextboxWithSum.Requery

/gustav
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by:mbizup
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Make sure that the field specified in the SUM(FieldName) is the name of the field as it appears in the underlying table or query, (not the name of the textbox or other control that displays it on your form).
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by:Eileen Murphy
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The field name is correct. It is the bound field name.  I've tried repaint/requery/refresh all to no avail. I even created a new form to see if there was a corruption and still no dice. This is making me nuts.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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<It is the bound field name>

if you are displaying the total, the textbox should be UNBOUND.
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by:Eileen Murphy
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I just noticed this issue is occurring on ALL forms -- not just the one I had originally mentioned.
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by:Eileen Murphy
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The field is: = Sum([the bound field name]) as I have always done. As I said above -- I just noticed it's happening throughout the application. I'm going to run a repair on Office to see if that might do something. This is beyond strange.
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by:mbizup
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Do you have other totals in this subform footer?  Sometimes problems in one calculation can make the rest of the (previously working) calculations fail.
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by:Eileen Murphy
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OKAY! I did a repair and now all the totals are working and visible. What the heck? Thank you all for your input. I will share the points among you for you help. This was a new one for me!!
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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did the C&R fixed the error?
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by:Eileen Murphy
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As always, thanks for your help.
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by:Eileen Murphy
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C&R did not --- but a Repair on the Office Installation did the trick.
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by:mbizup
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Also, you haven't responded to Gustav's post.  Did you try his requery suggestion?

For most of the other suggestions here, I would have expected to see #error or #name rather than nothing at all.
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by:mbizup
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Sorry,  missed some posts.  I'll blame it on my cellphone   :)
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