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Pivot help - calculated field

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I have a query as a Pivot Table view.
I used the button "Auto Calc"
It summs as expected.

I need to add another column that shows the summ as a percent of the overall total.  
I can change the Auto Calc sum to "show as percent of Grand Total" but I also lose the subtotals.  

How can I add another column that will show the percent of the overall total but keep the subtotals?  

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Add a second, duplicate Amount field in your query (definitely named), and drag that into the "Drop Totals of Detail Fields Here", and change that one to %s.
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Philip:  that seems to be pretty close.  I drag the [Amount] into the query as a duplicate field and gave it a name then I show the field list and drag this new duplicative field into the pivot and I can show it as Percent of Grand Total but the [Amount] is duplicated.  I have 2 columns that show [Amount] but in the duplicative column I do have a percent but just need to remove the duplicate [amount].    Not sure if you follow.
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Move the date to the row field - it should then disappear.Access form
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thank you Philip.  Have it working now...
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