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How to know the number of columns displayed on the last page for Multi column table

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi, How will I determine how many columns to be displayed on the last page of the report if I am using a Multiple column table.  I am going to use the number of columns to multiply with the width of the body of the report. I am going to use a Function to get the product. 

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