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Tech Tip: Showing the Alpha Field when the Detail Row is Hidden
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Published On: October 27, 2000
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When setting up a quick report, the user may want to show a summary with the detail row hidden. Here's how to get the text to show up in the break row of an alpha field column. For instance, a report could be generated to print out the total dollar amount for all invoices sorted by company name. The detail rows are hidden because all that is needed is a summary of the total amounts. A quick report is set up as shown below for this report.

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To get the company name to show in the Company column enter a "#" sign in the Company cell in the Break row and a report will be generated as in the example below:

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