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Expression Inside a Expression


Problem : - I want to compare data from 2 dates, I have 2 date selection filters in my dashboard -

a) From_Date and

b) Current_Report_Date,

( both actually picks from Snap_shot_date field - see below sample data)

I always compare the Current_Report_Date to From_Date.

Sample Data

Here From_Date = 21 Mar 2017 and Current_Report_Date = 28 Mar 2017 ( so I am essentially comparing 28th to 21st Mar)

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Manually I do the following to get my answer

Step 1 : - Find Ideas that appeared on both dates then I get A,B,C,D,E,H

Step 2:    Filter results of Step 1 to only those ideas that has  progressed in the status code or has gone greater than 3 on the latter date(Current_Report_Date) , now we get A,B,C,D

Step 3:  Sum Value of ideas that you get in step 2 to get =$400

Set Expression ( doesn't seem to work, I am unsure whether this is right to use the P() function ).


         {< Status_Code = {4,5,6}, SNAP_SHOT_DATE = { Current_Report_Date} ,

               Idea_No = P( only({<SNAP_SHOT_DATE = {'$(=[From_Date])'} ,Status_Code = {3}>})  Idea_No) >}

) Savings

Can any one of you please help.Thanks.

2 Replies

Re: Expression Inside a Expression

Is Current_Report_Date a field that you selected (and From_Date is a variable)? Then this should work



  SNAP_SHOT_DATE = {"$(=Date(Max(Current_Report_Date)))"},

  Status_Code = {4,5,6}




  SNAP_SHOT_DATE = {"$(=From_Date)"},

  Status_Code = {3}


) Savings

If Current_Report_Date is a variable, then the first SNAP_SHOT_DATE line could be

     SNAP_SHOT_DATE = {"$(=Current_Report_Date)"},

If these don't work, I suggest you post a small sample qvw file for more detailed help.

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Re: Expression Inside a Expression

see attached

=Sum (

{<Idea = p({<DataSet ={'A'} >} Idea)>*<Idea = p({<DataSet ={'B'},StatusCode={">3"} >} Idea)