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Sum of Dataset column

Posted on 2004-09-30
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I have a data set called MyDataSet
Then i have a datatable called MyDataTable

I want to get the sum of column 3

How would I do this ?


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Question by:Vartana
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Private Sub ComputeBySalesSalesID(ByVal myDataSet As DataSet)
    ' Presumes a DataTable named "Orders" that has a column named "Total."
    Dim myTable As DataTable
    myTable = myDataSet.Tables("Orders")
    ' Declare an object variable.
    Dim objSum As Object
    objSum = myTable.Compute("Sum(Total)", "EmpID = 5")
 End Sub
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by:Vartana
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I dont want to filter anything

How can i do it without filtering
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by:iboutchkine
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put criteria for filter that will match all the records.
FOr example you want to calculate quantity
objSum = myTable.Compute("Sum(Qty)", "Qty>0")
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also you can use Nothing for filter
objSum = myTable.Compute("Sum(Qty)", Nothing)
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