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Hello,
I have a report that I complete everyday and I pull information from two other reports. I know how to set up my report so that it automatically pulls the information I need from the other 2 reports. My problem is that the naming protocol where I work is when you update a document you have to save it with that day's date (i.e. if today I update the report for how many applications were processed, I would have to save it as "Processed Applications 2.3.17"). Is it possible to tell my report to pull the information from the document no matter what the numbers are?

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It shouldn't matter, when you draw the data and then save as the same file you get the option to overwrite it. So I'm not really sure what you are trying to do?
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