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Advance Math with Grid Grouping Subtotals

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  • Advance Math with Grid Grouping Subtotals

    I'm having no problem creating and using

    However, I would like to calculate Year over Year Variance at the groupSummary level.

    Alpha is complaining about using the same [] twice with this formula:

    It shows up as groupSummary.Group_SUMMARY_FIELD_2?

    It was able to do the math on the numerator, but not the denominator.

    Alpha Anywhere v12. Build 6012-5338 / Alpha Server on Windows 2008 R2

  • #2
    Re: Advance Math with Grid Grouping Subtotals

    I think you need to provide more information or a sample component.
    Last edited by Davidk; 10-15-2019, 09:42 PM.


    • #3
      Re: Advance Math with Grid Grouping Subtotals

      Sure. I have a grid component called YoYSummary. I've enable GroupBreak and I have the following in the Group break footer.

      <tr >
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" >&nbsp;</td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" >&nbsp;</td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>Total:&nbsp;</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{alltrim(str( convert_type([[groupSummary.Total]],"N") ,250,0,",B"))}</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{alltrim(str( convert_type([[]],"N") ,250,0,",B"))}</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{alltrim(str( convert_type([[]],"N") ,250,0,"$(B"))}</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{alltrim(str( convert_type([[]],"N") ,250,0,",B"))}</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{alltrim(str( convert_type([[]],"N") ,250,0,"$(B"))}</b></td>
      <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{([[]]-[[]])}/[[]]</b></td>


      I'm not worried about the convert_type yet. I just need to have the formula worked out.

      Alpha Anywhere v12. Build 6012-5338 / Alpha Server on Windows 2008 R2


      • #4
        Re: Advance Math with Grid Grouping Subtotals

        You have to examine what Alpha is doing... and then duplicate it's format. Essentially what you've messed up are the "do something here" tags that Alpha uses... {}.

        Your html should be something like...

        <td class="[class.gridSummaryData]" colspan="1" align="right"><b>{([[]]-[[]]) / [[]]}</b></td>
        Your html was allowing the subtraction to be interpreted, but then you left the division out in right field. Move the closing } to the end of the expression.

        This is why an example was needed. Your original post showed nothing that could be worked with.