Add Text Box with Sum Function to Report

I am trying to add a text box with a SUM function to provide totals at the bottom of a report. The function I am using is below:


SummarybyChannelType-LessThan60 is a Query
SumofAssetCost is a field derived in that query

When I added it to my report a view it, the text box displays "#ERROR

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I should note that the [On Std Hours Sum] and [Off Std Hours Sum] are both sums (if you didn't already catch that!) Now, I need a sum of that formula in the report footer but as you know you can't sum a sum. I attempted to use the totals function inside the query that I have based this report on to sum the On and Off Std Hours but it only shows the last entry for each employee. Any ideas on how I can sum the above code properly?

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This works fine.

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I am using access 2007

I have created a report which is pulled from a query. The report shows me the date, the piece of equipment and how many hours the equipment has been used per day. Also the report is based on a date range.

So when I click on the report and window pops up asking me what year do I want to run and then another pops up asking what month.once boh answered my report pops up on thescreen.

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In the text box under "Sum of Hours" I put this formula in the control source: =Sum([Sum of Hours])

when I ran the report it summed up ALL the hours on the report and put a text box under each individual line item with this total sum.

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"This expression is typed incorrectly, or it is too complex to be evaluated."

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If IsNull(Me.Text2) Then
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Also, what's the difference between using Me.text2 and Me![Text2]