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How to get 1 value from report to another form in ms access

I have report and in report footer i am calculating the TOTAL using (=Sum([PC_PCFC])--(Say Text24) where PC_PCFC is my field name.

Now i am having another form and for 1 field(say--TOTAL_PC_PAFC) i need the TOTAL value wt we are calculating/getting in the earlier report. So what i did is RC on the fields-- Properties --event--Expression Builder -- Reports![Reportname]!Text24.controlsource --- but i am not getting the value it is giving some error.

Pls any one help me. this is very very importent for me.

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You'll have to use a separate Group By query to get the summed data you are looking for, you cannot pull it off the report.

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Also, when in doubt, Click on the '=' (equal sign) in the formula bar for a list of functions and help using them.

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