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  • conditional value in report

    I have 12 checkboxes Jan-Dec. I would like a calc field in a report to display the expected interest payment based on the qty of checkboxes checked. ie.(if Jan and June are checked then Parval*rate/2) What do I need to do to 'count' the checked boxes per record to come up with this?

    Thanks

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    RE: conditional value in report

    George,

    Your expression for the conditional value could be something like:

    if(jan,1,0)+if(feb,1,0)+if(mar,1,0)+...+if(dec,1,0)

    Then the value would always be the same as the number of checked boxes. If jan, apr, jul, oct are checked, they each contribute 1 and the others contribute 0 to the total value.

    Stephen Pilon
    Stephen Pilon
    Associate Librarian
    Christendom College

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      RE: conditional value in report

      Thank you Stephen. I have this working in the report based on a calc field "bi_pymt" with the following expression:
      case(c_payment=2,Parval*I_Rate*.01/2,c_payment=4,Parval*I_Rate*.01/2,c_payment=12,Parval*I_Rate*.01/2)

      c_payment=your suggestion

      I need the field to have a currency format but it only gives me the choices of a character type field.

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      • #4
        RE: conditional value in report

        Found solution, instead of using the drag and drop box, I deleted the calc field from the report and then placed it back in the report with the "field object" tool and was then able to set the currenct type format.?.

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