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Syntax needed for a formula

Syntax needed for a formula

Syntax needed for a formula

I have three boolean fields in a database.  I need to make a chart that represents the count of 'yes's for each field.  Ideally, there would be one bar graph with three bars and each bar would represent the number of 'yes's for each specific field in the database.  Is this possible?  I was thinking that I would have to write a formula and then make a group from that formula, then make a chart for that group?  Will this work?  (really i'm having problems with making groups that encompass more than one field from the database)  Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

RE: Syntax needed for a formula

You can do what you want, but not using groups.  You can't group a record based on three different fields simultaneously, because a record can only appear at one point in the report.  It can't be in three groups at the same time.

You need to write 3 formulas and create a grand total of each.   The 3 formulas will look like this:

If {BooleanA} then 1 else 0

If you add grand totals of each, you can create a chart on the 3 grand totals, 1 bar for each.   How you create a chart of 3 grand totals depends on your version of CR.

Ken Hamady
Crystal Reports Training/Consulting and a
Quick Reference Guide to VB/Crystal (including ADO)

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