Expressions can be used to perform a number of things including math, string manipulation and retrieving data. They can be used in a number of places in Designer as outlined below.

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Aggregate Functions


Record Box

The DataName property of a Record Box can contain an expression. The DataName property can contain only one expression but that expression can be nested.

Record Area and Formatted Record Area

The text property of a Record Area or Formatted Record Area can contain expressions. These expressions are placed between pound signs and are replaced with the evaluated value in the report output. For example:

"Hello #FullName#. Your order total is #Add(SubTotal, Freight)#."

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