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Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

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    Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

    Is anyone else experiencing this in v12? It only reports this error when I try to edit or add a calc to the list after the first time the list is created and prevents the list from being saved.

    Using version Build 4119 (Addins 4825) - which is not an active subscription else I would report it as a bug...

    Is there an addin build that is newer than 4825 for the desktop?
    Last edited by MoGrace; 03-24-2018, 04:33 PM.

    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

    Re: Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

    Interesting note - I found a post that reported this bug back in 2006 with ver 7


    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


      Re: Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

      I don't use reports these days so I haven't run into that. Are you trying to add or edit?

      If edit you might try modifying the expression in the object's property dialog which doesn't require opening the list.
      There can be only one.


        Re: Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

        In that other post Tom mentioned it could be a corrupted layout. When I restored a prior version, the problem was gone. Adding or editing didn't make a difference since I was unable to save it. I could still drag a new calc onto the form using the genie, so the problem lay with the editor it seems.

        What do you mean you 'don't use reports' anymore? Have you found a better option?

        Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


          Re: Report Calc Editor: GRP->GRAND not found error

          I export to Excel and use the Alpha OLE commands to format, insert totals, subtotals, formulas, etc. Recently developed a requested spreadsheet, updated daily, with 102 tabs. 101 tabs are store specific, the last is a summary of the others. I export (101 fields) the daily sales units for some items where special tracking is required to one Excel file (101 columns) and then use OLE commands to copy from each of the 101 columns to a corresponding tab in the master report spreadsheet. Takes about 15 seconds.

          One notable benefit is that end users can "what if" the numbers to see what some result would have been if a different approach had been taken on pricing, if the cost could be lowered, etc.
          There can be only one.