From Dwayne Wright - www.dwaynewright.com
This is a series of discussions on the breakdown of a monthly sales report. This report is designed to be able to be reused in just about any sales report situation. The total script itself can be found at ...
ABOUT FINDING THE MONTHS WORTH OF DATA
#FIND months invoices
Set Error Capture [ On ]
Go to Layout [ “dev_Invoices” (MonthySales) ]
Enter Find Mode [ ]
Set Field [ MonthySales::Date; GetAsText(Date ( MonthySales::~sm_Month ; 1 ; MonthySales::~sm_Year) & "..." & Date
( MonthySales::~sm_Month + 1 ; 1 ; MonthySales::~sm_Year) -1) ]
Perform Find [ ]
#ERROR DETECTED - no matching records found
If [ Get ( FoundCount ) < 1 ]
Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "SEARCH ERROR"; Message: "No records were found matching your search settings."; Buttons:
Go to Layout [ original layout ]
WHAT IS HAPPENING ABOVE
Above you can see that I’m going into find mode and setting the date field equal to the range of the month to report upon. I have some basic error checking just in case no sales records are within that month.
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