-1 fonction

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nielze123
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-1 fonction

Postby nielze123 » Wed May 17, 2017 4:55 am

Hoi Everyone,

Could somebody tell me how to use the -1 fonction in combination with a date filter?

Thx!

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HPDeskJet
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Re: -1 fonction

Postby HPDeskJet » Wed May 17, 2017 8:33 am

Hello -

The NL("Last") function ("-1" is something of a "shortcut") is very simple to use. The one thing to remember is that you need to define what you mean by "last" by defining a sort.

Let's assume that I want the last record - as defined by the date on that record.

I have this table:
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I can define an NL("Rows") function that lists all records for the month of January:
2 - list all in date range - sorted.png
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and get this results:
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I can also define an NL("Last") function - using a sort on the Date field to define what I mean by "last" for those records from January:
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And I get this result:
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Jamie's record is the last record for January when I perform an ascending sort on the date.

I hope that helps.
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