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Crytal if formula

Posted on 2013-01-02
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I need help with a formula that show true if the price ends with a 0 or 5 and False if not.

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it's a little dirty, but this should work:


local stringvar checkprice:=ToText(table.price, 2);

If { MID(checkprice,len(checkprice),1) = "0" or MID(checkprice,len(checkprice),1) = "5"} Then
   //put whatever you want here, it's true
Else
   // it's false
End If
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by:mlmcc
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Does price have decimals?  If so the formula above should work but it would be easier with RIGHT instead of MID

local stringvar checkprice:=ToText(table.price, 2);

If { Right(checkprice,1) = "0" or MID(checkprice,1) = "5"} Then
   //put whatever you want here, it's true
Else
   // it's false
End If

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If prices are in dollars (no cents then)

local stringvar checkprice:=ToText(table.price, 0);

If { Right(checkprice,1) = "0" or MID(checkprice,1) = "5"} Then
   //put whatever you want here, it's true
Else
   // it's false
End If

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mlmcc
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by:James0628
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ID: 38739304
Converting the price to a string, as in the posts above, is the most flexible solution.  Then you can check for any digits you want.

 But since you're specifically looking for 0 and 5, Mod is another option.

 If your field is an integer:

({price field} Mod 5) = 0


 If your field has 2 decimal places and you want to check the last decimal place:

(({price field} * 100) Mod 5) = 0


 James
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by:evend
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

A friend helped me with.
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by:mlmcc
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What was your solution, you have 3 very plausible comments.

Did you try any of them?

If so what was the result?

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by:mlmcc
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You need to address the comments from the experts before deleting this question.

The comments provided are viable solutions which should be accepted as such

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