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Sum - script function

Sum() calculates the total of the values aggregated in the expression, as defined by a group by clause.

Syntax:  

sum ( [ distinct] expr)

Return data type: numeric

Arguments:  

Argument Description
distinct If the word distinct occurs before the expression, all duplicates will be disregarded.
expr Expression The expression or field containing the data to be measured.

Examples and results:  

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

To get the same look as in the result column below, in the properties panel, under Sorting, switch from Auto to Custom, then deselect numerical and alphabetical sorting.

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 '|');

 

Sum:

LOAD Customer, Sum(UnitSales) as MySum Resident Temp Group By Customer;

Customer

Astrida

Betacab

Canutility

MySum

39

9

8

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