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  • Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

    Is it possible to export calculated fields to Excel or similar. If so, how ?

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    Re: Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

    You can export the results (i.e. the values) of a table's calc fields to Excel. You cannot export the formulas (even if you could, it wouldn't make any sense - different syntax entirely).

    Open your table & click on the Excel icon.

    Also: Do a search on Excel.
    Also look in the Code Archive forum for some examples.
    Peter
    AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

    [email protected]
    https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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      Re: Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

      I don't believe it is possible to define those calculated fields in the export if that is what you mean.

      Ex actual field cost * actual field units to yield exported field extension.
      There can be only one.

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        Re: Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

        Your should be able to write a macro in excel to cover the formulas issue and let it run on that sheet once it is opened. You can cerate and automacro.

        However if you export data to excel why can you not populate a cell with
        =a5+a6 which would be a formula?

        Nicholas
        Nicholas Wieland
        LedgerSuite.com Corp
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        http://www.ledgersuite.com

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          Re: Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

          Many thanks for that it is a great help

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            Re: Alpha 5 Calculated Fields

            This is one time where a bit of denormalization makes things work a bit easier. If you store the calculated field values in a table, then they are of course exportable. I have had to do just that for one little app I've created in order to export a current screen's data in which over half the fields are calculated.

            This doesn't help though if further manipulation is wanted after exporting.
            Mike
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