Combining Statments In A Formula
I'm trying to combine all records with a closed date and rejection_withdrawal date in two different columns in a table. If I run each of the below statements separately, I get 520 for for closed date and 382 for rejection_withdrawal date, but when I combine statements (as shown below), the count from the last statement is returned. I've tried everything I know how. Can anyone help ?
How can I combine statements in a formula to return the total count from both statment ?
= {?Closed Date}
Or
= {?Closed Date}
Hello Lenell,
If I understand your situation correctly, you have 2 columns in a table. 1 column, Closing_Date, has 520 records, the other, Rejection_Withdrawl_Date, 328. You are trying to count the number of Rejection_Withdrawl_Date records but are receiving the 328 value instead of 520.
I am not sure how the 2 columns relate to each other but as there are less Rejection_Withdrawl_Dates some of the those records would have to be null. Crystal Reports will not count null records.
If I am understanding your situation correctly then I would suggest using a formula similar to the following;
if not ( isnull()) or not(isnull())
then 1 else 0
You can then summarize this formula to get a count of Closing_Date or Rejection_Withdrawl_Date value that are not null.
If I have misunderstood what you are trying to do please give a more detailed description of the issue.
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