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RussellBeaubien
Qrew Cadet
2 years ago

timeline temporary report not filtering correctly

Currently I am setting a time line report for a project to create a Gantt chart.
How I have it setup is a projects will have multiple PO's to different vendors.  On each PO I can create multiple Gantt entries.  From the project I hit my formula url button to make a temporary report of all Gantt entries.

URLRoot() & "db/" & "table ID" & "?a=q" & "&qid=5" & "&query=" &
"{'15'.EX.'"& ToText([Project Number]) & "'}"

When I change "&qid=5" to 1 to use the list all report the filter I have in my formula works correctly.  But when it is set to "5" which is a time line report, the filtering does not work.

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Russell Beaubien
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4 Replies

  • I'm not sure the exact issue, but the way I test and set mine up is by creating the report I want (say list all, just make a copy of it), and then adding my filters as 'ask the user'. I run the report and select a dummy entry for ask the user, and then that gives me my URL that I can now edit for my purposes.

    So, perhaps make an ask the user filter that mimics what you want on your list all report, run it, and see if it gives you the syntax you need.

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    Mike Tamoush
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    • RussellBeaubien's avatar
      RussellBeaubien
      Qrew Cadet
      The users are looking at the relevant project I want the button to give them the right information. I could set it to be the way your saying but then the users would have to go to another table and filter it down, instead of pushing one button

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      Russell Beaubien
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      • MarkShnier__You's avatar
        MarkShnier__You
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        @Russell Beaubien
        no.. you are not understanding the alternative suggestion.​

        Make a report which has an <ask the user> on Project Number. Run the report, and answer the question and observe and mimic the URL

        URLRoot() & "db/" & [_DBID_my table] & "?a=q&qid=6&nv=1&v0=" & URLEncode([Project Number])

        So the user will click the button, it will run the report and answer its own <ask the user> question.



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        Mark Shnier (YQC)
        mark.shnier@gmail.com
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