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  • sum character field by field content

    I'm trying to create a report that does a summary of mailer types for my client on completed jobs.

    It's a character field and there are a several to group and calculate (see below)


    What is the best way to accomplish the below results. I'd love to do it throught the web component, but the report writer will suffice if necessary.

    Mailers between 3/15/09 and 3/31/09
    Self-Mailer  72
    Postcard    185
    Letter      288
    Total Jobs  545
    Up and coming Alphaholic ;)

  • #2
    Re: sum character field by field content

    Still no joy on this. Actually the below code works okay except I want it to go on the page instead of browsing a table. I thought creating a variable would do that, but it didn't work.

    Here's the query operation:

    'In case the destination table name is stored as a relative file name, or uses an alias
    'in the drive/path specification, use the filename_decode() function to convert the
    'filename to an absolute filename.
    summarize_db_name = filename_decode("qty-piece.DBF")
    'Prompt for any ASK variables in filter/order expressions......
    ask_vars = <<%list%
    prompt_result = a5_prompt_for_ask_vars(ask_vars,session_variables(session_get()))
    if prompt_result <> "OK" then
    end if
    tbl ="workorder")
    ON ERROR GOTO ERROR21042009150129484
    sum.db = summarize_db_name
    sum.db_dd_delete = .F.
    sum.result_overwrite = .T.
    sum.order = "PIECETYPE"
    sum.options = "I"
    sum.fields = 3
    sum.field1 = "Piecetype"
    sum.code1 = 0
    sum.field2 = "Piecetype"
    sum.code2 = 2
    sum.field3 = "\"Filter\""
    sum.code3 = 15
    'Prompt for confirmation before running the Operation.......
    dim rec_count as n
    rec_count = a5_get_records_in_query("workorder",sum.filter,-1,.f.)
    message_text = rec_count + " record(s) will be summarized from 'workorder'. The result will be stored in '"+summarize_db_name+"'."+crlf(2)+ "OK to proceed?"
    operation_result=ui_msg_box("Summarize Operation",message_text,UI_OK_CANCEL+ UI_FIRST_BUTTON_DEFAULT+ UI_INFORMATION_SYMBOL)
    If operation_result <> ui_ok_selected then
    end if
    GOTO CONTINUE21042009150129484
    ui_msg_box("Error","Error running Summarize Operation"+crlf()+error_text_get())
    'Add the table just created by the Summarize operation to the Database..
    'Display the results of the Operation using the default Browse for the resulting table
    Last edited by eboughey1; 04-21-2009, 04:28 PM.
    Up and coming Alphaholic ;)