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Old July 29th, 2011, 07:37 AM
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Default External Data files record count

I am using recordWalker to display data from an external data file. How can I display the number of records returned? I able to count all of the records in the file. I need to count just the records where customerID is equal to customer ID in the External Data files.

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Old July 29th, 2011, 08:22 AM
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Default Re: External Data files record count

Could you just push them into an array based on whether or not the customerIDs from the internal and external data files match and then return the length of the array?
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Old July 29th, 2011, 10:15 AM
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Default Re: External Data files record count

I an trying what was suggested, but only getting a return value of 1.

Here is the code.

Code:
 
var ProdCount = "";
var numRecsExtDF = XDF5.recordCount;
for (recordWalker=1; recordWalker <= numRecsExtDF; recordWalker++)
{
     if (XDF5.GetFieldValue(recordWalker, 1) == Field("licenseid"))
    {
        ProdCount += recordWalker + ',' 
    }
}
myCount +=''
var myarray = [ProdCount];
return (myarray.length);
If I return ProdCount and use that value as the array it works, but if I use the variable it counts it all as 1.

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Old August 1st, 2011, 07:27 AM
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Default Re: External Data files record count

You have it right here:
Code:
 
var numRecsExtDF = XDF5.recordCount;
You don't need to do any other calculations. Just return XDF5.recordCount (or numRecsExtDF).

This simply creates an array with one item:
Code:
var myarray = [ProdCount];
Which is why myarray.length is, of course, 1.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 08:56 AM
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Default Re: External Data files record count

If you want to return the number of matching records, do this:
Code:
var ProdCount = 0;
for (var i = 1; i <= XDF5.recordCount; i++)
{
    if (XDF5.GetFieldValue(i, 1) == Field("licenseid"))
        ProdCount++; 
}
return ProdCount;
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