Sum of expressions in SSRS


which is the easiest way to sum expressions in SSRS?
I want to group my rows, but only the fields within the dataset sum up.

Daniel TrockerSales Operations ManagerAsked:
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Russell FoxDatabase DeveloperCommented:
The easiest way is to include the calculations in your initial query instead of torturing the report builder into doing it for you. Of course, that isn't always feasible. If you give us a sample of your query or report we can help you more directly.

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Daniel TrockerSales Operations ManagerAuthor Commented:
Hi Russell,

do you mean it is easiest doing it directly when I write the query from "datasource" to "dataset"? I found a solution of doing it in the report builder by putting the "sum"-funtction in front of the expression.

Russell FoxDatabase DeveloperCommented:
Nope, you're totally right, I just thought you were doing something more complicated, like sums of sums.
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