CHAPTER 5Modifying Data with Formulas

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In this chapter we begin to explore column formulas. The column formula in its simplest form is an analytical field reference that identifies the column in the database that the report column queries to extract the report data. You can modify these analytical field references to change the data in your report. There are countless reasons why you may want to change the formula that drives the content of a column in a report. From performing simple mathematical calculations to adding conditional logic to a column, there are many methods available for manipulating column formulas to meet your reporting needs. This chapter lays some ...

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