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quick question - count on logical field

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  • quick question - count on logical field

    What would be the best way to create a quick on screen report that does a count on several fields? Grid or dialog? I'm not quite sure from the help information if I can even do a count on anything but numeric fields.

    For instance the client fills in job information and selects several check boxes. After the jobs are complete, accounting wants a count of what type of jobs went through ie:

    inkjet - 50 (total qty of the logical field inkjet)
    laser - 32 " "
    Mailer Type - 12 (total qty of a character drop down field)
    Paper printed Qty - 3000 (total qty of the numeric field)
    Up and coming Alphaholic ;)

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    Re: quick question - count on logical field

    I believe what I'm looking for is some xbasic code that goes into the server events of each control field in a dialog. I know in foxpro it would be something like


    do while not eof()
    if inkjet = .t.
    x = x+1

    how would I code that in xbasic? I can't find it in the documentation
    Up and coming Alphaholic ;)


    • #3
      Re: quick question - count on logical field

      Can someone at least guide me to somewhere I can find the xbasic code for setting up a 'do while !eof()' statement?
      Up and coming Alphaholic ;)


      • #4
        Re: quick question - count on logical field

        I did just a quick search of My help file and found the following which might help you a little---heading off for the night now as past 2 am here, but if you still need more, I know I have several more examples I have either created or gleaned from the board.

        This script searches for a customer whose last name is 'Smith'.
        tbl = table.current()
        search_name = "Smith"
        while .not. tbl.fetch_eof()
            if (trim(tbl.last_name) = search_name) then
                goto NAME_FOUND
            end if
        end while
           ui_msg_box("Search", "Not Found.")
           ui_msg_box("Search", search_name + " has been found.")
        I'll check back in the morning.
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        It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
        Henry David Thoreau