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Len of many fields & add them up

Posted on 2013-05-22
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is there a way take fields in my report, figure out the Len() of them, then add them all to gether to get the total number of characters for those fields.

For Example:
len(trade.settle) + len(trade.maturity) + len(trade.days) +len (trade.name) + len(trade.address) + etc = total characters
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mlmcc earned 2000 total points
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Exactly like that

Create a formula
Name - TotalLength
Length({Trade.Settle}) + Length({trade.maturity}) + Length({trade.days}) + ...

mlmcc
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by:IO_Dork
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I tried that, but got an error..."expects string"
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by:IO_Dork
ID: 39189649
it worked...I was trying to use the function len() instead of length().  Thanks!
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