Page Headings on Sub Reports


T

TESA0_4

Hi,
On another thread Chris asked how to get Sub Report headings on each page of
a report. Allen Browne provided the answer I have repeated below. I have used
Allen's suggestion on a report but found that it results in the sort order of
my sub-report data being reversed. Going back to the source query for my
report data and specifying the sort sequence has no effect on the result.

Can anyone suggest what I can do to 'regain' control of the order in which
the report data is displayed? Any assistance would be appreciated.

Allen Browne's answer from the other thread:

You're right: a report's page header/footer is derived from the main report,
so anything in the subreport is ignored.

You can work around this by creating a group header in the subreport, and
telling it to repeat at the top of each page.

1. Open the subreport in design view.

2. In the Sorting And Grouping box, enter an expression such as:
=0

3. Right-click the new section with the "=0 Header" heading, and choose
Properties. Set the Repeat Section property to Yes.

The new group header is the same for all records (so only appears at the
very top like a Report Header), but the Repeat Section setting causes Access
to repeat it at the top of each page (like a Page Header.)
 
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T

TESA0_4

Hi,
I just tried something else and found that the use of the expression =0 was
the cause of the problem. By selecting the control that that is used to sort
the report data in the Sort And Grouping Box I was able to restore the sort
sequence.

Indirectly Allen thanks for your help!!
 

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