SUM the rows related with a expression box in SSRS 2008


Im stumped. How can I sum up the rows below in a table in SSRS where it involves a textbox expression? See image.

I tried using SUM(ReportItems!Textbox1.Value), but I get an error saying that it can only work if its on a header or footer.

Please someone help! I cannot change the layout so I have to try to fit it in this design.

The circle box is where the total should be for the items in the table below in SSRS 2008.

Thanks in advance!Untitled.png
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teknovationAuthor Commented:
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
how's your SQL statement looks like? if you can't change the design we may need to use a union clause in your SQL statement so that we can append the "total" at the top or bottom of the detailed records
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Like the error says the SUM only works on a header or footer section.
If you can't change you need to work out the sql server query to return that value for your report.
teknovationAuthor Commented:
no sql involved. only fetch xml for dynamic crm
teknovationAuthor Commented:
Thanks Vitor...found this link seems to be identical to what I'm trying to achieve, however it cannot sum the expression textbox correctly.

 Similiar solution, close but no cigar
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
That solution is what I was talking about: changing the sql query so it brings the SUM result.
teknovationAuthor Commented:
There are no sql attachment, only FETCH XML with SET expressions.
teknovationAuthor Commented:
When trying to sum the columns with a sum function, this is the actual error:

The Value Expression for the text run "TotalSum.Paragraphs[0]' uses an aggregate function on an report item. Aggregate function can be used only on report items contained in page headers and footers.
teknovationAuthor Commented:
Please close this issue - no resolution was provided by EE experts here.

I figured it out, adding a row below the child group and then reference it at the parent level using ReportItems!Label1.Value.

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