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  • Problem with a report

    Here is a screenshot of what I want to achieve, a very simple task but it is not showing the result. I already tried putting the field in every footer of the report, but it not doing the calculation, except for the report footer, in any other group footer it doesn't show up.

  • #2
    Re: Problem with a report

    Is the report showing the Label for the total or does the name of the calculated field show? Alpha displays the field name instead of the calculated value when the calculation can't be resolved.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Problem with a report

      It only shows the label, the field name is blank, except in the REPORT FOOTER, there it displays the correct amount (the total for all clients) I want the total per year per client.


      • #4
        Re: Problem with a report

        Doesn't sound right. Any way you can zip and attach a sample set/table upon which the report is based?
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Problem with a report

          Here it is.
          Last edited by mastermind315; 03-18-2010, 12:17 PM.


          • #6
            Re: Problem with a report

            Alpha is choking on your group labels in Spanish with non English characters. Changing them to Client and Year makes the total calculations appear correctly.
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: Problem with a report

              Thank You!


              • #8
                Re: Problem with a report

                When I looked at the calculated fields generated by Alpha I got

                tot_calc_TotalContribucion_for_ = total(calc->TotalContribucion,grp->,grp->Grand)
                run_tot_tblfecha_Contribucion_for_ = run_total(tblfecha->Contribucion,grp->,grp->Grand)
                tot_tblfecha_Contribucion_for_ = total(tblfecha->Contribucion,grp->,grp->Grand)
                tot_tblfecha_Contribucion_for_Grand = total(tblfecha->Contribucion,grp->Grand,grp->detail)
                tot2_calc_TotalContribucion_for_ = total(calc->TotalContribucion,grp->,grp->Grand)
                Note that the defined group designations were missing...

                There can be only one.


                • #9
                  Re: Problem with a report

                  Yes, I deleted them because I thought they were not working, but they still appear in the calculated field section, I don't know why. I'm still having problem aligning the Client information on top of the page. The address stays in the left when I select CENTER. The exit button doesn't work in the preview screen. I don't know if all this issues had to do with the Spanish words. I changed all of them, but still having all this problems.


                  • #10
                    Re: Problem with a report

                    Those calculated fields can not be deleted, nor they disappeared if I remove them from the report. Why? I restarted Alpha but that didn't make it either.


                    • #11
                      Re: Problem with a report

                      Open the report in design mode, use the Report menu, Calculated Fields. Delete them there then delete them from the report layout.
                      There can be only one.


                      • #12
                        Re: Problem with a report

                        Thank you, again... the aligning and the EXIT button problems, what could them be?
                        I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 64bits... any known issues related with the operating system?


                        • #13
                          Re: Problem with a report

                          The address field has the same non English character problem, I think.

                          Create a new calculated field

                          add = Direccion_Postal

                          Change the field in the report group header to reference the calculated field. It will align center.

                          I don't see a problem with the exit button but I'm using V8 on xp pro 32 bit.
                          There can be only one.