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RangeTextCount - script and chart function

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RangeTextCount - script and chart function

RangeTextCount() returns the number of text values in an expression or field.

Syntax:  

RangeTextCount(first_expr[, Expression])

Return data type: integer

Arguments:  

The arguments of this function may contain inter-record functions which in themselves return a list of values.

Argument
ArgumentDescription
first_exprThe expression or field containing the data to be measured.
ExpressionOptional expressions or fields containing the range of data to be measured.

Examples and results:  

Function examples
ExamplesResults
RangeTextCount (1,2,4)

Returns 0

RangeTextCount (5,'abc')Returns 1
RangeTextCount (null( ))

Returns 0

Example with expression:

RangeTextCount (Above(MaxString(MyField),0,3))

Returns the number of text values within the three results of the MaxString(MyField) function evaluated over the current row and two rows above the current row.

Data used in examples:

Tip: Disable sorting of MyField to ensure that example works as expected.
Example data
MyField MaxString(MyField) RangeTextCount(Above(Sum(MyField),0,3))
10

10

0
abc abc 1
8 8 1
def def 2
xyz xyz 2
9 9 2

Data used in examples:

RangeTab:

LOAD * INLINE [

MyField

10

'abc'

8

null()

'xyz'

9

] ;