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WS: WW: Calculated Fields FAQs (Doc ID 627484.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2021

Applies to:

JD Edwards World World Writer - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Generic (Platform Independent)


This document contains FAQs and troubleshooting tips when working with calculated fields in World Writer.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: How do you set up a calculated field?
 Question 2: What are the types of expressions used in a calculation?
 Question 3: Unexpected results occur when using arithmetic┬á operators (+ - * /).
 Question 4: What does the INTEGER operand do?
 Question 5: Error 1495 Field Name is Not Valid when attempting to create a new field.
 Question 6: Error 1763 - Invalid Characters Found - on a calculation that uses a number less that 1.
 Question 7: Error 1766 - Expected a right (or left) parenthesis.
 Question 8: Is there a method to convert an alpha character string to numeric data?
 Question 9: Can SUBSTR or the || (Concatenate symbol) be used on a numeric field?
 Question 10: Can the absolute value for a field be calculated?
 Question 11: Error 1762 - Invalid Field or Function Name.
 Question 12: How do you put a column heading on a calculated field?
 Question 13: How do you data select on a calculated field?
 Question 14: Your field that subtracts a number of days from a julian date field does not work when rolling over to a new year.
 Question 15: How to calculated the number of days difference between two date fields
 Question 16: How to calculate the age of an employee in years and months.
 Question 17: How to determine why Data Selecting on calculated field produces no records?

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