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Macro Derived Field vs Selecting/Sorting

Macro Derived Field vs Selecting/Sorting

Macro Derived Field vs Selecting/Sorting

Hi, all;

I created a basic Macro Derived Field that works fine and gives the correct result in its own column – Good.

But:  that Macro Derived Field doesn't show up as a regular Selection or as a Database Grouping Selection, nor is it an option to Sort by.

While it's nice to see the column, it'd be nicer if I could filter down by it.  Is there a workaround?

I'm on ADP Enterprise, Reportsmith 4.0 – SQL and here's my basic Macro :

Sub count()
End Sub

ThanX !

RE: Macro Derived Field vs Selecting/Sorting


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RE: Macro Derived Field vs Selecting/Sorting


The biggest down falls to using Report Basic Macro Derived Fields is that you cannot Group By nor Sort with these fields.  You also cannot apply any Aggregrate Functions (sum, min, max, avg, std dev, etc) to these derived fields.

So sorry.

rsgeek AT wi DOT rr DOT com

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