Returns the value of summaryField for the current range of records when the file is sorted by breakField.
of type summary
, or an expression
that returns a reference to one.
- field, or an expression that returns a reference to one. To calculate a grand summary
value, use the same summary field for both the summary field and the break field
GetSummary must be set up in the same table as the break field.
Data type returned
number, date, time, timestamp
FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier
This function produces subsummary values
. If the file isn’t sorted
by the break field, the result is blank.
When a summary field is also used as the break field, returns the summary field value for the entire found set
of records (a grand summary value).
Use GetSummary to capture summary values when you want to:
•use summary values in a calculation
Calculations using the GetSummary
function are unstored
GetSummary(Total Sales;Country) returns a summary of all records pertaining to the value in the Country field.
GetSummary(Total Sales, if(Number of Countries > 1, Country, Sales Zone)) returns a summary of Total Sales by Country if Number of Countries is greater than 1. Otherwise, it returns a summary of Total Sales by Sales Zone.
GetSummary(Total Sales;Total Sales) produces a summary of all records (similar to using a summary field, which is a total of total sales).
If(ThisCharge > 3 * GetSummary(AvgCharge;Customer), “Verify this charge”, “ “) displays Verify this charge if the current charge is greater than three times the average charge.