Alpha Software Mobile Development Tools:   Alpha Anywhere    |   Alpha TransForm subscribe to our YouTube Channel  Follow Us on LinkedIn  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Facebook

Announcement

Collapse

The Alpha Software Forum Participation Guidelines

The Alpha Software Forum is a free forum created for Alpha Software Developer Community to ask for help, exchange ideas, and share solutions. Alpha Software strives to create an environment where all members of the community can feel safe to participate. In order to ensure the Alpha Software Forum is a place where all feel welcome, forum participants are expected to behave as follows:
  • Be professional in your conduct
  • Be kind to others
  • Be constructive when giving feedback
  • Be open to new ideas and suggestions
  • Stay on topic


Be sure all comments and threads you post are respectful. Posts that contain any of the following content will be considered a violation of your agreement as a member of the Alpha Software Forum Community and will be moderated:
  • Spam.
  • Vulgar language.
  • Quotes from private conversations without permission, including pricing and other sales related discussions.
  • Personal attacks, insults, or subtle put-downs.
  • Harassment, bullying, threatening, mocking, shaming, or deriding anyone.
  • Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language.
  • Sexually explicit or violent material, links, or language.
  • Pirated, hacked, or copyright-infringing material.
  • Encouraging of others to engage in the above behaviors.


If a thread or post is found to contain any of the content outlined above, a moderator may choose to take one of the following actions:
  • Remove the Post or Thread - the content is removed from the forum.
  • Place the User in Moderation - all posts and new threads must be approved by a moderator before they are posted.
  • Temporarily Ban the User - user is banned from forum for a period of time.
  • Permanently Ban the User - user is permanently banned from the forum.


Moderators may also rename posts and threads if they are too generic or do not property reflect the content.

Moderators may move threads if they have been posted in the incorrect forum.

Threads/Posts questioning specific moderator decisions or actions (such as "why was a user banned?") are not allowed and will be removed.

The owners of Alpha Software Corporation (Forum Owner) reserve the right to remove, edit, move, or close any thread for any reason; or ban any forum member without notice, reason, or explanation.

Community members are encouraged to click the "Report Post" icon in the lower left of a given post if they feel the post is in violation of the rules. This will alert the Moderators to take a look.

Alpha Software Corporation may amend the guidelines from time to time and may also vary the procedures it sets out where appropriate in a particular case. Your agreement to comply with the guidelines will be deemed agreement to any changes to it.



Bonus TIPS for Successful Posting

Try a Search First
It is highly recommended that a Search be done on your topic before posting, as many questions have been answered in prior posts. As with any search engine, the shorter the search term, the more "hits" will be returned, but the more specific the search term is, the greater the relevance of those "hits". Searching for "table" might well return every message on the board while "tablesum" would greatly restrict the number of messages returned.

When you do post
First, make sure you are posting your question in the correct forum. For example, if you post an issue regarding Desktop applications on the Mobile & Browser Applications board , not only will your question not be seen by the appropriate audience, it may also be removed or relocated.

The more detail you provide about your problem or question, the more likely someone is to understand your request and be able to help. A sample database with a minimum of records (and its support files, zipped together) will make it much easier to diagnose issues with your application. Screen shots of error messages are especially helpful.

When explaining how to reproduce your problem, please be as detailed as possible. Describe every step, click-by-click and keypress-by-keypress. Otherwise when others try to duplicate your problem, they may do something slightly different and end up with different results.

A note about attachments
You may only attach one file to each message. Attachment file size is limited to 2MB. If you need to include several files, you may do so by zipping them into a single archive.

If you forgot to attach your files to your post, please do NOT create a new thread. Instead, reply to your original message and attach the file there.

When attaching screen shots, it is best to attach an image file (.BMP, .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, etc.) or a zip file of several images, as opposed to a Word document containing the screen shots. Because Word documents are prone to viruses, many message board users will not open your Word file, therefore limiting their ability to help you.

Similarly, if you are uploading a zipped archive, you should simply create a .ZIP file and not a self-extracting .EXE as many users will not run your EXE file.
See more
See less

Writing a report without detail

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Writing a report without detail

    Guys how can I write a report without detail, so I basically need subtotals.
    I have a report created but I can not delete the detail.

    Thanks

  • #2
    Re: Writing a report without detail

    Uncheck "has details section" in Report Properties.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Writing a report without detail

      I have looked every were I cannot find the items you mention, could you give me a picture what it looks like?

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Writing a report without detail

        Open your report in design mode

        From the upper menu bar select report
        then select properties
        then select band
        then select report properties
        then click on the report tab
        then uncheck the box next to "has detail section"
        then click okay and the detail section will be elimanted from the report

        I have attached a thumbnail of the report tab

        Tom Baker

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Writing a report without detail

          You got to be kidding me, now why did I not see that

          Thanks man

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Writing a report without detail

            Is there a way to toggle the detail section on and off without going into design mode or would it require 2 separate reports? That way if you wanted the ability to print detail or not to print detail, totals only vs totals with detail.

            Thanks!

            Alan

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Writing a report without detail

              Alan, not that I'm aware of. I've always used two report layouts. What has your search and study revealed? -- tom

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Writing a report without detail

                I have not looked into it. I read the post and got to thinking, hmmm. Thought somebody might know the answer off the top of their head.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Writing a report without detail

                  Originally posted by Alan Lee View Post
                  Is there a way to toggle the detail section on and off without going into design mode or would it require 2 separate reports? That way if you wanted the ability to print detail or not to print detail, totals only vs totals with detail.

                  Thanks!

                  Alan
                  Make the detail section based on a conditional object with a variable indicating detail or summary.
                  Al Buchholz
                  Bookwood Systems, LTD
                  Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                  Occam's Razor - KISS
                  Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                  Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                  When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                  "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                  Albert Einstein

                  http://www.iadn.com/images/media/iadn_member.png

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Writing a report without detail

                    Al, that's good. Instead of suppressing the detail band, just display an empty one when the summary condition is specified in the variable. Very clever. -- tom

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Writing a report without detail

                      Originally posted by Tom Cone Jr View Post
                      Al, that's good. Instead of suppressing the detail band, just display an empty one when the summary condition is specified in the variable. Very clever. -- tom
                      Tom

                      Thanks. That's high praise.

                      I did forget to mention that the shrink band and shrink object - in fact shrink any and everything should be chosen.
                      Al Buchholz
                      Bookwood Systems, LTD
                      Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                      Occam's Razor - KISS
                      Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                      Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                      When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                      "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                      Albert Einstein

                      http://www.iadn.com/images/media/iadn_member.png

                      Comment

                      Working...
                      X