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I need Calculated Field Expression Help

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  • I need Calculated Field Expression Help

    I created a grid of jobs to be worked on, so we can keep track of everything. The SQL database I am linked to stores our rep names by number. For example 1 = John Smith. So on my grid it shows up as the number 1. I created the if statement (below) that does do what I want but when you click on a job and see a detailed view the field goes blank. No number or name. Can someone please advise.

    if(CSR=3, "JJ", if(CSR=11, "MJS", if(CSR=18, "DD", if(CSR=54, "MH", if(CSR=55, "DF", if(CSR=59, "MEP", if(CSR=64, "MLS", if(CSR=122, "LD", ""))))))))

    Thanks in advance!

  • #2
    Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

    Hi Fernando,
    I'm not sure where you're using this code.
    With that said, I am assuming the sql table contains the csrID as well as the csrName.
    In my opinion it would be far easier to have csr and csrName in the query, then simply show the csrName where you want it.

    Showing the grid with some generic data makes it a lot easier to help solve the problem.
    Gregg Schmidt


    • #3
      Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

      Hi Madtowng,
      How would I go about doing that? Yes my sql table contains the csrID and the csrName. I am putting the code on the calculated field expression under Client Side Properties for the CSR field that I have selected to show on the grid. At the moment, as a work around I have setup a Javascript - System event: afterDetailViewClose {grid.Object}.refresh(). Which works but once it refreshes it takes you back to the top. Which isn't much of a big deal but not working as it should.


      • #4
        Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

        At a bare minimum, show us the query section and fields section from the grid setup
        as shown in the images below. This will provide some real information to help with
        the issue.

        Gregg Schmidt


        • #5
          Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

          Here you go. Thank you!



          • #6
            Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

            Is salesrep the column with the name for CSR ?
            Gregg Schmidt


            • #7
              Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

              Yes that s correct.


              • #8
                Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                I think you just need to add salesrep to the detailview fields.
                You shouldn't need the if statements.
                Gregg Schmidt


                • #9
                  Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                  This is what I see when I open the grid and what I should always see. Capture1.PNG
                  But after clicking on the row and viewing the detail view and closing. I get this. Capture2.PNG
                  As you can see the salesrep disappears. I don't get why.


                  • #10
                    Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                    Ok...try this
                    Add salesrep column to the grid (either side of csr).
                    remove the if statement for csr column.
                    check the box to hide csr column.
                    Gregg Schmidt


                    • #11
                      Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                      No luck. Now all I see are the actual numbers. For example, the picture i posted earlier, where the CSR was MEP is now showing 54.


                      • #12
                        Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                        I'm hoping you see the salesrep as well.
                        It sounds like the csr column is not hidden.
                        Check the image below to see how to hide the csr column.

                        Gregg Schmidt


                        • #13
                          Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                          Thank you for helping and trying to get me through this. Unfortunately the result was always the same. I do appreciate you for your time. Thanks!


                          • #14
                            Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                            you should try a switch case statement instead.
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                            • #15
                              Re: I need Calculated Field Expression Help

                              Good morning Charles. Thanks for the response. I tried that as well and I get an error message. Something about not being able to be parsed?