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  • Code help with Between dates

    Need a little help with Between date code.

    What I'm trying to accomplish is the following between(ctod("01/01/2010"), date_is_in_this_year(txdate)) I know this does not work, however, looking for a solution.

    Thanks,
    John

  • #2
    Re: Code help with Between dates

    Originally posted by jtm311 View Post
    Need a little help with Between date code.

    What I'm trying to accomplish is the following between(ctod("01/01/2010"), date_is_in_this_year(txdate)) I know this does not work, however, looking for a solution.

    Thanks,
    John
    Not sure where your problem is, maybe this will help
    Code:
    ?between(ctod("01/01/2011"),ctod("01/01/2010"),date())
    = .T.
    Or are you looking for a function like date_is_in_this_year(txdate) to be more specific what is txdate.

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    • #3
      Re: Code help with Between dates

      Thank you Ray. txdate is a Field in Quick Books which hold the date of entry for each record. regarding the function I want to pull dates from 1/1/2010 to the current date. Hope that helps.

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      • #4
        Re: Code help with Between dates

        Your filter will be;
        between(ctod(txdate),ctod("01/01/2010"),date())
        You might check that the user's country date format setting matches txdate and the From date string "01/01/2010"

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        • #5
          Re: Code help with Between dates

          John

          It's actually txndate
          Al Buchholz
          Bookwood Systems, LTD
          Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

          Occam's Razor - KISS
          Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
          Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
          When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
          "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
          Albert Einstein

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          • #6
            Re: Code help with Between dates

            Originally posted by Al Buchholz View Post
            John

            It's actually txndate
            Al, correct :) Still no luck with the code Ray provided.

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            • #7
              Re: Code help with Between dates

              between.PNGYou also need 3 arguments. Look also at between_date()
              Al Buchholz
              Bookwood Systems, LTD
              Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

              Occam's Razor - KISS
              Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
              Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
              When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
              "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
              Albert Einstein

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              • #8
                Re: Code help with Between dates

                Originally posted by Ray in Capetown View Post
                Your filter will be;
                between(ctod(txdate),ctod("01/01/2010"),date())
                You might check that the user's country date format setting matches txdate and the From date string "01/01/2010"
                Ray, The code was almost right...

                The first parameter is actually the field name that contains the date

                between(txndate,ctod("01/01/2010"),date())

                John and worked on this during the QRB qebinar today and used the expression builder to help us decode it.
                Al Buchholz
                Bookwood Systems, LTD
                Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                Occam's Razor - KISS
                Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                Albert Einstein

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                • #9
                  Re: Code help with Between dates

                  So Al.
                  No cigar, but a wink. Better than nothing.
                  Hard to believe how the little mothers can hold things up.
                  Thanks for that - its nice to know you're watching.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Code help with Between dates

                    Originally posted by Ray in Capetown View Post
                    So Al.
                    Hard to believe how the little mothers can hold things up.
                    Amen to that...
                    Al Buchholz
                    Bookwood Systems, LTD
                    Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                    Occam's Razor - KISS
                    Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                    Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                    When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                    "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                    Albert Einstein

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