Subject Re: Perfect a relational report
From Randy Waldman <randwald@comcast.net>
Date Wed, 09 May 2018 22:20:53 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Thanks, guys!  You have inspired me to try it again (on my own). It is not "rocket science" and I have been doing xBase for a long time, so it should be something that I can master.  If I do on my own, I will better learn.  Will keep you posted.

Mervyn Bick Wrote:

> On 2018-05-09 6:20 AM, Randy Waldman wrote:
> > Thanks for your thoughtful reply, Mervyn.  I guess that I was a bit frustrated because all of my projects dead-end when I reach the creation of a relational report.
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> > I read through Ken's chapter 7 & 11 carefully.  It seem as the only thing that I am doing wrong is "not placing the fields on the form in the correct order".  I will try that next.
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> I can't open you report but I've had a quick look at the source code.
> Unfortunately I can't get a clear picture in my mind as to exactly what
> you want on the report.
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> Post the tables (or test tables based on some data from the tables) and
> a brief description of what you want on each band ie group1.headerband,
> group2.headerband, detailband, group2.footerband and group1.footerband.
> If you want grand totals on the reportgroup.footerband list these as well.
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> If there are any calculated fields you will also need to say where you
> want them and how they are calculated.
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