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Median number in crystal formulas2

Median number in crystal formulas

(OP)
I have 3 numeric fields and I need to find the median of the 3 fields. What is the formula to do this?

RE: Median number in crystal formulas

The median is just an average, thus since you have three fields, you can create formula similar to this ({field1}+{field2}+field3})/3

RE: Median number in crystal formulas

kray,
The 'mean' would be the average of the three values. The 'median' is the middle value'.
-Andy

RE: Median number in crystal formulas

(OP)
Yes I am looking for the middle number of the 3 fields.

RE: Median number in crystal formulas

2
Create a formula like this:

numbervar array x := [{table.field1},{table.field2},{table.field3}];
numbervar med:=0;
if
(
(
x[1]>=x[2] and
x[1]<=x[3]
) or
(
x[1]<=x[2] and
x[1]>=x[3]
)
) then
med := x[1] else
if
(
(
x[2]>=x[1] and
x[2]<=x[3]
) or
(
x[2]<=x[1] and
x[2]>=x[3]
)
) then
med := x[2] else
if
(
(
x[3]>=x[1] and
x[3]<=x[2]
) or
(
x[3]<=x[1] and
x[3]>=x[2]
)
) then
med := x[3];
med

-LB

RE: Median number in crystal formulas

Go figure after being out of college for over thirty years I would forgot the difference between Median and Mean

Good solution.

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