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Problem with Running Total

Problem with Running Total

(OP)
I am using Crystal 8.5 on a Paradox database. I have running total that correctly counts the number of barcodes in the details. This is then used in a formula to display the total value of the number of barcodes. That formula is named @Test and is this:

If Isnull({hetype.Replacement}) then 0 else {hetype.Replacement}*{#TotalBarcodeType}

From that, I then have a running total calculation to give me subtotal of @test for the category of equipment.
This formula is @CatVal and is this:

shared currencyvar CatVal:=CatVal + {@TEST}

I have a reset calculation for cat val in the header.

The problem i am having is that for some reason, CatVal is adding the last record 2 times so cat val shows $50, then$100, then $200, but, when I try to show it in the subtotal, it displays$550.00 (50+100+200+200).

I can't figure out why it is doubling that last record.

Any help/ideas is appreciated.

RE: Problem with Running Total

Are the the lines where you show the QTY, description, etc. the detail line or is it also a grouping. If is a grouping and there are 'hidden' detail lines (not sure where you put the @CatVal formula.

RE: Problem with Running Total

For the final display you should only have a separate formula like this:

Whileprintingrecords;
Shared currencyvar CatVal;

If you place your original formula in the footer, it will calculate again.

-LB

RE: Problem with Running Total

(OP)
The Qty & Description etc, are in a grouping field. The detail is hidden as they don't want to see the individual records. As a test, I exposed the detail line, and there are no hidden detail lines.

I then took lbass's suggestion and created a new formula with the code. No luck. That field came up with the same information. (\$464.00).

Any other ideas? Thank you so much. This is such a good community. :)

RE: Problem with Running Total

Did you remember to remove the original formula from the footer section?

-LB

RE: Problem with Running Total

(OP)
lbass... You are a star! Thank you!

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