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I have a table with fields that have a yes or no entry. Can I create a new field and write a script that will count all the yes entries and all the no entries separately.

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Wouldn't bet on this with v7 (I don't have it here for the test), but you may just try a Sum(Cartesian::MyField)

Yes and No would equal 1 or 0.

So Sum(Cartesian::MyField) gives all yes while Get(RecordCount)-Sum(Cartesian::MyField) gives all no.

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If you want the grand total of yes's, then you would need a summary field for each yes/no field and then a calculated field using GetSummary multiple times to add all those summary fields. You would then get the no's by subtraction. Whew...

Or you could write a script to loop over all records, and loop over all fields within a record, adding to two global fields, sum_yes or sum_no, depending on the content of the field.

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I didn't catched there was multiple fields in each record.

If so, and if v7 still allows for text boolean values, then a calc B)

YesTotalPerRecord = TextYN_1+TextYN_2+TextYN_3+...TextYN_n

NoTotalPerRecord = Number of TextYN fields -(YesTotalPerRecord)

Then you may use Summary Fields or Sum (Relationship) according to your needs.

Does this stil work with 7 ?

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"If so, and if v7 still allows for text boolean values"

Nope. vs. 7 does not identify Y/N, Yes/No, T/F or True/False

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Got side-tracked sorry. Here's the rest of it ...

Create YES number standard field with:

(Field1 = "Yes") + (Field2 = "Yes") + (Field3 = "Yes")

Use auto-enter via this calculation, unclick 'Do Not Replace.'

Repeat with "No:". Then create a Summary calc (or summarize in report). I wouldn't script it at all because you'll have to run script every time a value might change.

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Ok, I remembered seeing something about v7 discontinuing boolean text structure, but wasn't really sure of it.

Thanks for this confirmation MoonShadow.

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