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Calculate return based on the min and max dates in a list

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I have a report that has a list of dates and prices and I need to calculate the return from the min and max dates in such a formula:

(Max Date Price/Min Date Price )-1
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I am assuming you have the report grouped on the item and then have it sorted by date.

In the report header add a formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar MinDatePrice;
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In the product group header
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar MinDatePrice;
MinDatePrice := {ProductPriceFIeld};
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In the group footer
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar MinDatePrice;
({ProductPriceFIeld} / MinDatePrice) - 1

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mlmcc
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That worked!!!!
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