Display alias of a @ViewTitle instead of name.

Posted on 2009-02-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
I need to display an alias of a view intead of a name of the view using @ViewTitle.
Question by:aentice
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    Accepted Solution

    If there are aliases and synonyms, @ViewTitle returns a text list containing the view's title plus any aliases.  So, we can get the first (and probably only) alias simply using this...

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    @viewtitle returns text list if view name has aliases
    use @subset to get alias name from the returned list.  
    for example
    @subset(@viewtitle;-1) returns the very last alias
    returns all aliases but not view name
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    Expert Comment

    actually, correction to the last example


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    Perfect! Your no.2

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