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I would like to show the height and width of an item (stored separately in number fields)in a report like this "h x w".  For example, height 10, with 15, report would show 10 x 15.  I tried doing =[Height] & " x " & [Width] and the report showed the same information for each item (360 x 13260).  If I include the fields separately it shows the appropriate numbers for Height and Width. I am attempting to enter the expression via the Control Source expression builder in the properties box of a text box field in a report.

I hope this is enough information!

Try making this a calculated query field. In a QUERY, say:

Area: Height & "x" & Width

Now use that query for your report and it will show up in the Field List.

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