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  • Calculated Fields in Report

    Once I have added a calculated field to a Report I cannot edit the properties, is it possible? I have redundant calculated fields the the drop list for a report, how do I delete them?
    Regards
    Ron


    The reward for work well done is more work!

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    Re: Calculated Fields in Report

    I have redundant calculated fields the the drop list for a report, how do I delete them?
    In design mode, Report Menu, Calculated Fields, delete them there.
    There can be only one.

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      Re: Calculated Fields in Report

      Once I have added a calculated field to a Report I cannot edit the properties, is it possible?
      You should be able to edit the properties like any other field. Is yours ungrouped from its label? You can't edit the properties of two different type objects at the same time.
      There can be only one.

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        Re: Calculated Fields in Report

        Stan

        I feel as though I owe you consultation fees, but probably could not afford them! Thank you. Regards Ron
        Regards
        Ron


        The reward for work well done is more work!

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          Re: Calculated Fields in Report

          Stan

          As you are in consultation mode - The report has a summary in the footer, with totals for all the fields in the report (it is a specialist bakery with over 300 different breads and cakes (cookies). I have successfully added the first calculated summary field and tried to copy, paste and edit, but the edit will not 'stick'.
          Regards
          Ron


          The reward for work well done is more work!

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          • #6
            Re: Calculated Fields in Report

            Not sure what portion of the calculated field definition you are editing nor where. You should do this in the editor mentioned above to delete calculated fields. Copy a whole line, move to the end, paste it, rename it, edit the calculation.


            If you copy the object, paste it, then edit the calculation in the object's properties, you are editing the original expression.
            There can be only one.

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            • #7
              Re: Calculated Fields in Report

              I was doing in the report what I do on a form when there are lots of fields that look similar, but of course the calculated fields do not exist and therefore I cannot follow the same 'mode of operandi'. Age does not bestow wisdom! Thanks again. I am going to drink lots of red wine!
              Regards
              Ron


              The reward for work well done is more work!

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              • #8
                Re: Calculated Fields in Report

                Age does not bestow wisdom!
                I'll have to agree there. Making lots of mistakes and learning from them has worked for me.
                There can be only one.

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