Crystal Record selection

here is the record selection formula I have:

({RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} >= {?begindate}
and
{RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} <= {?enddate})
and
if {?atty} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.progatty} = {?atty}
and
if {?feeschedule} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.productfeecode} = {?feeschedule}
and
if {?practicearea} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.practice_area} = {?practicearea}


If I only select by date range = OK
If I enter any other parameter, the record select does not filter on the value at all, only on the dates?
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mlmccCommented:
You need ( ) around the IF parts otherwise they go to the ELSE

({RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} >= {?begindate} 
and 
{RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} <= {?enddate})
and
(
if {?atty} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.progatty} = {?atty}
)
and 
(
if {?feeschedule} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.productfeecode} = {?feeschedule}
)
and 
(
if {?practicearea} = '' then true else {RegistrationFeeControl.practice_area} = {?practicearea}
)

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Another way to do this which makes it fairly obvious that the () are needed is

(
{RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} >= {?begindate} 
and 
{RegistrationFeeControl.product_begin_date} <= {?enddate}
)
and
(
{?atty} = ''  OR {RegistrationFeeControl.progatty} = {?atty}
)
and 
(
 {?feeschedule} = ''  OR {RegistrationFeeControl.productfeecode} = {?feeschedule}
)
and 
(
 {?practicearea} = ''  OR {RegistrationFeeControl.practice_area} = {?practicearea}
)

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mlmcc
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Jeff_KingstonAuthor Commented:
Kudos... tried to accept but EE never stopped trying to send.
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