I haven't tried this, but what if you put a text box on the Parent report as usual (the
way you mentioned it does work) then refer to the value of that textbox in the subreport?
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"Jim" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message news:165a01c35c7c$b3928550$(E-Mail Removed)...
> I have about 60 different reports, and they all have the
> same page footer, which includes a company logo. Rather
> than duplicating it on every page, I've created a subreport
> with the footer stuff in the detail and included it as a
> subreport in the Page Footer section of the main report.
> There are two text boxes that get info from the parent:
> txtReportName: =parent.Name
> txtPageNo: ="Page " & Parent.Page & " of " & Parent.Pages
> txtReportName shows "rptHomeLink" -- that's perfect.
> txtPageNo shows "Page 1 of 0", "Page 2 of 0", etc.
> Regardless of the actual number of pages, it prints 0. Of
> course, using "Page " & Page & " of " & Pages in a normal
> report works fine. Is there another way to get the page
> count of the parent report?