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Booleans in formulas

Question asked by jeanc on Aug 8, 2016
Latest reply on Aug 11, 2016 by coherentkris

In conditional formatting, using the content of another field as condition input in a formula. If, to change the format of "table_1::field_A", I use "isEmpty(table_1::field_B)", this function returns a boolean, and the conditional formatting works. But if I simply use in the formula "table_1::field_B", according to the formula window it also returns a boolean: true if not empty; but then the conditional formatting doesn’t work. In both cases, according to the formula window, the result is a boolean, but the conditional formatting behaves differently.

Please, what am I missing?