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    Calc Field Formula Required

    Hi guys, I am requiring a calc field formula to determine whether the values of 4 numeric fields match a set of numbers contained in a text field.

    Text field:- No.33 + No.2 + No.17 + No.3
    Numeric fields:- Field_A = 17, Field_B = 33, Field_C = 3, Field_D = 2.

    The 4 numeric fields can contain numbers ranging from 1 to 64.
    To get a TRUE result, the 4 numbers contained in the numeric fields must match the 4 numbers contained in the text field. The field order is irrelevant so as per example the numbers can be in any order as long as the 4 numeric field values are matching the numbers contained in the text field.

    Thanks guys.

    Re: Calc Field Formula Required

    No.33 + No.2 + No.17 + No.3
    This is precisely what is contained in the text field with possibly some trailing spaces?

    txt = "No.33 + No.2 + No.17 + No.3"
    v1 = 33
    ? alltrim(str(v1)) $ txt
    = .T.
    v2 = 2
    ? alltrim(str(v2)) $ txt
    = .T.
    v3 = 17
    ? alltrim(str(v3)) $ txt
    = .T.
    v4 = 3
    ? alltrim(str(v4)) $ txt
    = .T.
    This is not meant to be the field rule, only a suggestion as to how to proceed creating it.
    There can be only one.


      Re: Calc Field Formula Required

      Wow! Thanks Stan. I will take a look at what you suggest.
      You are still the main man by all accounts.

      Best regards


        Re: Calc Field Formula Required

        Hi Stan, how to I put what you suggest in a calc field ?


          Re: Calc Field Formula Required

          I just need to flag up TRUE or FALSE if any of the bets are winning bets.
          I do this for other types of bets like 3 horse Tricast bets where there are only 6 possible outcomes to the result such as :-
          Winners = bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Winner)+' + '+alltrim(Ru)+' + '+alltrim(Third).OR.bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Winner)+' + '+alltrim(Third)+' + '+alltrim(Ru).OR.bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Ru)+' + '+alltrim(Winner)+' + '+alltrim(Third).OR.bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Ru)+' + '+alltrim(Third)+' + '+alltrim(Winner).OR.bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Third)+' + '+alltrim(Winner)+' + '+alltrim(Ru).OR.bets->BETTYPE='RT'.AND.Bets->Players=alltrim(Third)+' + '+alltrim(Ru)+' + '+alltrim(Winner)

          Not so easy with 24 different outcomes with 4 horses involved.


            Re: Calc Field Formula Required

            Where do you want the calculated field, table level or form level? Where does the text field exist, table field or form object? Is your form based on a set with an embedded browse? What is the set structure? What are the table names?
            There can be only one.


              Re: Calc Field Formula Required

              Hi Stan, all the bets are contained in an embedded browse on a form. The winning bet is also available on the same form.
              The Bets are in a table called BETS, and the field name is called bets->HORSENAME.
              The 4 numeric fields are also in Bets table. They are QuadWin, QuadPlace, QuadShow, QuadFour.


                Re: Calc Field Formula Required

                Form level for calc field.


                  Re: Calc Field Formula Required

                  Hi Stan, just to let you know, I managed to do this using 4 separate calc fields.

                  Many thanks