This session will tour the most used calculation functions and help attendees grasp how to use calculations not only as fields, but as a way to make scripts, layouts and various other aspects of your custom app more dynamic.
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- Calculation vs Boolean 01_01
- Storage option
- “Evaluate when all empty"
- Data Viewer
- Specify context
- Different Places where you find the Calculation Dialog
- Round 02_01
- Extracting data from DATE fields 03_01
- Constructing Dates from other fields/values
- Auto-Enter 04_01
- Field Filtering
- Parsing data
- Calculated Replace
- Calculations in Validation
5. Container Functions
- Aggregating related values 06_01
- Sum( )
- Count( )
- IF( ) 07_01
- CASE( )
- LET ( )
8. Get Functions
- Get(RecordNumber) 08_01
9. Mobile Functions
10. Custom Functions
- PHONEFILTER 10_01
11. Other Uses of Calculation Dialog (Optional- time permitting)
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