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  • Help with designing report

    With in the report "ALSA Report" I need to add the class description to the group "Classid" Header. I have tried for a week redesigning sets, fields, and reports. I am at the point of giving up! Attached is my database. I am new to Alpha5, but am finding it much superior to Access and Filemaker.
    If any one could help please.

    Jim

  • #2
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    Class Description is not a field in your table. Where is it going to come from?

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    • #3
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      Should come from tablet "Class"

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      • #4
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        Then, you would have to have a set that have both tables and duplicate your report to the set. Your report is based on a table that does not have that field.

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        • #5
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          Don't understand. I have a set that has exhibitor, llama data and class in it.

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          • #6
            Re: Help with designing report

            Two things I can see.
            1. You are giving duplicate names to tables and sets, which is confusing and hard to follow
            2. When you did your link from llama data to class you used names instead of ID values (either number or character). I think you need to go back to your class table and add another id field that is user entered by doing a lookup for the llama data id number. Then link the llama_data id number to the new class llama_id number. Then you have a link. Right now there is no link, as far as I can tell. I think your report is only based on the llama_data and class set.

            Pete
            "Ollie, remember how dumb I used to be? Well, I'm much better now."

            Pete

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            • #7
              Re: Help with designing report

              Thanks
              I will give a try in the morning.
              Calling it quits for tonight.

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              • #8
                Re: Help with designing report

                Don't understand. I have a set that has exhibitor, llama data and class in it.
                Yes, but your report is based on llama data table not on llama data set, thus that field is not available to the report. You need to base the report on llama data set.

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                • #9
                  Re: Help with designing report

                  Dumb question.
                  Do you have to build a new report or can you change the properties of the report to use llama data set?

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                  • #10
                    Re: Help with designing report

                    Copy it to the set.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Help with designing report

                      Is this what you want? Just a guess...
                      "Ollie, remember how dumb I used to be? Well, I'm much better now."

                      Pete

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                      • #12
                        Re: Help with designing report

                        Thats it. I had almost gotten there at 2:00am this morning with the help of you (trackmanpete) and G. Gabriel (Alas Bill Gates).
                        Thanks
                        Jim

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