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"OR" operator in set analysis

Hi everybody,

I'm new to QV,

In a set analysis, I would like to sum according to conditions that are stocked in two different columns. Let's say column A and B have to be positive

  • sum(DISTINCT {<column_A={'>0'}, column_B={'>0'}>} quantity) gives me the quantity if both conditions ar realized

  • the * operator seems to work only for conditions within the same column, for instance : column_A={'b' * 'a'}

  • sum(DISTINCT {<column_A={'>0'} or column_B={'>0'}>} quantity) seems not to work at all

I have the feeling that this is a very simple problem but looking for "set analysis or" in the forum doesn't help a lot as 'or' is not a very distinctive word...

Someone can give me a hint ?

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"OR" operator in set analysis

The"+"-sign is used for OR in set analysis

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"OR" operator in set analysis

Try this,

if(sum(DISTINCT {<column_A={'>0'}>}quantity) or sum(DISTINCT {<column_B={'>0'}>}quantity),SUM(distinct (quantity)))

it works in my case..

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"OR" operator in set analysis

Had the same question, already posted that but then I saw this reply to a similar question in the forum:


Which implies that your solution would be:

sum(DISTINCT {<column_A={'>0'}> + <column_B={'>0'}>} quantity)

(deleted my question and added this reply instead)

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Re: "OR" operator in set analysis

I agree with what’s being said. In Set analysis the logical operator “or” is written with a “+”. It works fine for me

The syntax is important, the + should be placed between the conditions of the set analysis : { www.coetsens.com

De : nessinot

Envoyé : mercredi 1 juin 2011 09:33

À : luc_fr_75

Objet : - Re: "OR" operator in set analysis

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Re: "OR" operator in set analysis

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Re: "OR" operator in set analysis

Try this:

=Count({$<column_A={'>0'}> + <column_B={'>0'}>}DISTINCT quantity)