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Posted - 01/06/2013 :  13:17:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a spreadsheet table derived from a SQL view. I perform an ARRAY function on the table where I determine the MAX value of a column of values based on the value in another row column:

{MAX(IF( lookuprange=cellvalue,rangevalues ))}

How can write a SQL statement to emulate this function in the original view?


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Posted - 01/06/2013 :  15:11:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Not really enough to go on here, but something like MAX(CASE WHEN COL1 IN (Val1,Val2, etc.) THEN COL2 ELSE someOtherValue END)


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Posted - 01/07/2013 :  07:47:41  Show Profile  Send madhivanan a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
If you use version 2012, you can use IIF function in the same way used in EXCEL


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Posted - 01/07/2013 :  09:33:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
the lookuprange can only be simulated by join in t-sql.
then you can use something like jimf showed or using IIF if sql 2012

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Edited by - visakh16 on 01/07/2013 09:34:30
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