Show hide based on parameter values ---

I am doing this to show or hide  columns based on parameters values. I am setting the hidden property in an expression

=IIf(Parameters!tt.Value(0) = "ven",FALSE,TRUE)


If i remove a column I would like it so that there is not a big gap in my report where the hidden column would appear ... see the attached screenshot.
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mlmccCommented:
What reporting tool are you using or is this just a grid ib VB?

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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
I'm not sure i understand the question.  This is a ssrs table.  See the screen shot
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mlmccCommented:
I am not an SSRS user so I didn't recognize it.

In my experience that is the way most reporting tools work.  You can hide a column but that doesn't shrink it or make it disappear.

Can you set the width through a formula so the width is set to 0 or a small value like 0.05

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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
still looking for advise on this
Nico BontenbalCommented:
When you right click the column header of the tablix you'll get the "Column Visibility" property. Enter the formula there and see if that helps. With me this property hided the entire column and the columns right of the hidden column move to the left.
I think you used the hidden property of the text field in the column. Since you can set this poperty on a row by row basis (show the age for females but hide it for males (or the other way around maybe :-) )), this won't hide the entire column, just the data in the column.

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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
That worked. Thanks!
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