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formula to round number

Posted on 2006-10-26
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Hi
 I am using the following to convert to get rounded numbers in my stored procedure. How can I do the same in crystal report editor and what is the formula for the same. How do you get to the editor

convert(int, round(convert(float,@number)/1000, 0)
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by:peter57r
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Hi PNKJ,
On the face of it, all you need is a formula field with:

Round(@number/1000,0)

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by:PNKJ
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Thanks but where do you write this formula I am trying to click on the column field and format not sure if i am right
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You have to create a new Formula Field in the field explorer.

When you have done that you drag the formula field into the report.

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by:mlmcc
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A little help with creating a formula

Display the field insertion popup
Click the FORMULA Tab
Click NEW (may have to right click)
Name - MyRoundedNumber
Formula
As Above

Click SAVE
Close the formula editor

Drag the formula onto the report and delete your other field

mlmcc
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by:PNKJ
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Whenever i try to save it says ) is missing there is error in formula i wen tto feild explorer right click formula fields
Selected new gave the name and the formula editor opened .
I typed Round(@number/1000,0)
when trying to save it gices error ) is missing
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What is @number?
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by:PNKJ
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From data table i have meatproducts, groceries etc these are the colomn names and are returned as such from database for eg datatable_meatproducts
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by:PNKJ
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I wrote this in formula editor and i get error boolean is required
If {datatable.section} = 1 or Trim({data_table.section_name}) = "yearly report" then
Round({datatable.meatproducts}/1000,0)and
Round({datatable.vegetables}/1000,0)
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by:crgary_tx
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it is 'and' or 'else you are using in the formula? Replace 'and' with 'else' if you are using 'and' in the formula

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by:mlmcc
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If @number is another formula it needs to be in { }

IN your record do you have several numeric values you want rounded?  If so you will need to have a formula for each

For example to get the meat products
If {datatable.section} = 1 or Trim({data_table.section_name}) = "yearly report" then
   Round({datatable.meatproducts}/1000,0)
else
   {datatable.meatproducts}            

for the else part use whatever value you need if it isn't section 1 or the yearly report

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