Mode - script function

Mode() returns the most commonly-occurring value, the mode value, of the aggregated data in the expression, as defined by a group by clause. The Mode() function can return numeric values as well as text values.

Syntax:  

Mode ( expr )

Return data type: dual

Argument Description
expr The expression or field containing the data to be measured.

Limitations:  

If more than one value is equally commonly occurring, NULL is returned.

Examples and results:  

Add the example script to your document and run it. Then add, at least, the fields listed in the results column to a sheet in our document to see the result.

Example Result

Temp:

LOAD * inline [

Customer|Product|OrderNumber|UnitSales|CustomerID

Astrida|AA|1|10|1

Astrida|AA|7|18|1

Astrida|BB|4|9|1

Astrida|CC|6|2|1

Betacab|AA|5|4|2

Betacab|BB|2|5|2

Betacab|DD

Canutility|DD|3|8

Canutility|CC

] (delimiter is '|');

 

Mode:

LOAD Customer, Mode(Product) as MyMostOftenSoldProduct Resident Temp Group By Customer;

Customer, MyMostOftenSoldProduct

Astrida, AA

Betacab, -

Canutility, -