Insert Summary Dialog Box
You can use the Insert Summary dialog box to insert a summary into a report. This topic describes the options in the dialog box.
Designer displays the Insert Summary dialog box when you select Insert > Summary, or right-click a DBField and select Summary Function from the shortcut menu.
You see the following options in the dialog box:
Select the summary to insert into the report. You can select an existing summary from the drop-down list, or select <Create...> to create a summary and use it in the report.
This drop-down list contains the aggregate functions that you can use to compute the selected field. Select the function you need.
- Distinct On
Designer enables this option and you should set it when you select DistinctSum as the aggregate function. Select the ellipsis to select the fields according to whose unique values to calculate DistinctSum in the Select Fields dialog box.
This text box displays the field on which the summary is to compute.
Select the field using which to group the data. If you select a group-by field, Designer calculates a summary for each group.
Select to insert the specified or newly created summary into the report.
Select to close the dialog box without saving any changes.
Select to view information about the dialog box.