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HistoryID pertaining to changing report history

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am trying to change the historical data in an apartment vacancy report. 

Below you will see the actual report [exported as PDF]. Here you will see the form as users enter report requests:

Here is the report [exported to PDF] - the red box indicates what I would like to change.

Currently it looks like the History is reported as previous quarter (March '10), quarter before that (Dec '09), etc... going four or five quarters back. I need help changing the History reported [and it's respective data] to report: Six (6) months ago (ie Dec '09 first), 1 yr ago (ie June '09), 2 years ago (ie June '08) and 3 years ago (ie June '07). The related information I found as it correlates to this issue is as follows:


As you can see under Year built is the expression


I do not understand how I can change that expression to reflect the correct historical data in our database. If that is not the file you need to help me, perhaps the XML file is (Microsoft.ReportViewer.WebForms.xml). The only reference to "History" I found was this:<

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