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  • GRP

    Ok, it has been a long time since i used GRP and I am drawing a brain fart right now.

    I have a set that has a main product table and a one to many child table. The key and linking filed is "Style"

    So one "Style" record in the parent table can have many linked records in the child table.

    The child table creates a new record linked back to the parent and the field "Color" for each child record.

    So the parent can have Style = PC61 and the Child can Have Style = PC61 with Color = Royal, Style = PC61 with Color = Black and so on.

    Each Style and Color record in the child then has quantity fields for each of the sizes in-stock for that Style and Color and then a field that is the total of all the values in the different size fields.

    So using a calculated field with " total(Catalog_Stock->Stock_Tot,GRP->Grand) " gets me the total amount of items in stock for all styles and colors. The field " Catalog_Stock->Stock_Tot " is the total of all item sizes for that style and color. So this part works as I do want to show the total amount of stock on hand for all styles and colors.

    What I am having trouble figuring out again is I also want to display the total amount of items for that Style. So if a style has stock in 12 colors, the total of all items in all colors for that Style.

    Did I make any sense?

  • #2
    Re: GRP

    The Group and Sub_Group are optional parameters that define the range of records to summarize, and may or may not be required, depending upon the context of the summary calculation. Possible values for GRP – >Group and GRP – >Sub_Group include:

    GRAND (all records)

    The name of the current table

    The name of a table in the current set

    The name of a grouping level that is defined in a report layout

    DETAIL (over the records in the detail section)
    so you probably want total(Catalog_Stock->Stock_Tot,GRP->Grand,GRP->child_table_name)
    There can be only one.

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    • #3
      Re: GRP

      Originally posted by Stan Mathews View Post
      so you probably want total(Catalog_Stock->Stock_Tot,GRP->Grand,GRP->child_table_name)
      Gives the same results. I know this is going to end up being something simple. Now I am trying to do this on a form and not on a report if that makes any difference.

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      • #4
        Re: GRP

        So using a calculated field..............

        Where is this calculated field? Table, report, form?


        Try doing the calculation in report first and get the calculation there.
        There can be only one.

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        • #5
          Re: GRP

          Stan, the Stock_Tot filed is in the Catalog_Stock table and is a calculated field in the table. It is on the form.

          Then I have a two calculated fields on the form.

          One is Calc->allcolors which I want to calculate and display the total amount of stock of all colors for a specific style (This is the one I cannot get to work right yet).

          The second is Calc->allstyles which calculates and shows the total amount of stock for all styles and all colors. This one works right.

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          • #6
            Re: GRP

            Got it..

            total(Catalog_Stock->Stock_Tot,GRP->Catalog,GRP->Catalog_Stock) gets the total of items in all colors of a specific style.

            Catalog is the parent table and Catalog_stock is the child table.

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