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WS: WW: Data Sort & Totaling and Summary Functions FAQs (Doc ID 627486.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards World World Writer - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document contains FAQs and troubleshooting tips regarding World Writer Data Sort and Totaling (P82108) and Summary Functions (P82112).

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Can the detail records be suppressed so that only the total lines appear on the report? 
 Question 2: Error 1899 occurs when you change a Totals Only version to output to a physical file?
 Question 3: Can the summary functions text be changed or omitted from your report?
 Question 4: How can you get a distinct number of values in a column?
 Question 5: Extra spaces print between total levels.
 Question 6: You have a World Writer report set up with one of the Summary Functions - SUM, MIN, MAX, AVG, CNT - but it is not appearing on the report. 
 Question 7: Can you set up additional text to print on the sub-total and grand total lines?
 Question 8: Is there a way to get text entered using &fieldnames to line up under the column headings?
 Question 9: Can you sort on a presumptive join field?
 Question 10: Can you sort on a calculated field?
 Question 11: Can you place a summary function on a calculated field?
 Question 12: Can you sort by a sub-totaled field?  Can you use a sub-total field in a calculation? Can you data select on the sub-total field?
 Question 13: Is there a way to count the number of summary breaks instead of the number of detail records?
 Question 14: After upgrading from to A9.4, Grand Total no longer prints on a World Writer report that has level breaks.

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