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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  01:12:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Wrote a Custom Code i.e. a function.
Can not refer to this function from an expression area. It says unrecognized identifier.

Public dim pct_total as double
Public dim p_dept as string
Public dim p_rname as string
Public dim p_proj as string

Public function add_pct(byval dept as string,byval rname as string,byval proj as string,byval pct as double) as double

If p_dept <> dept or p_rname <> name or p_proj=proj then
End If


return pct

End Function

Public function get_total_pct() as double
return pct_total
end function



Any thought please ?

James K
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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  03:01:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't see anything obviously wrong with your report that can cause that error to be generated - unless you are using a custom assembly and not referencing the custom assembly. Compare what is described on this MSDN page to see which of the two approaches you are using -->

Another problem - although you have not run into it yet - is that if you are using SSRS 2008 or later global variables may not behave the way you expect them to. In 2008 and later, the order in which expressions are evaluated is not guaranteed. So the results you get may not be what you expect. A better option would be to use report variables or group variables if at all possible.
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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  03:22:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
sorry didnt understand why you want to nest functions like this. Why not return total from first function itself?

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