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The TOTAL field qualifier keyword causes a field to be reported together with its total value.

 

 

Format

 

TOTAL field {field.qualifiers}

 

where

 

fieldis the field or evaluated expression to be displayed.

 

field.qualifiers are other field qualifying keywords

 

 

The TOTAL field qualifier keyword is placed before the field name to which it applies and causes the query processor to report the value of the field for each record processed and also to report the total value at the end of the report. Used with breakpoints, the TOTAL keyword will also report the total value of the field at each breakpoint.

 

If the field is defined as multivalued, the TOTAL keyword operates on each value in turn.

 

The TOTAL keyword operates only on numeric data. Non-numeric values are ignored. If the values are a mixture of numerics and non-numerics, the total of the numerics will be reported. If all the values are non-numeric, zero will be reported.

 

When used with breakpoints, the NO.GRAND.TOTAL keyword can be used to suppress the grand total line, leaving only the subtotals for each breakpoint.
 

 

 

Example

 

The command

 

LIST INVOICES TOTAL VALUE CUSTOMER.NAME WITH NO AMT.PAID

 

would produce a display such as that below in which the total value of the VALUE field is included at the end of the report.

 

LIST INVOICES TOTAL VALUE CUSTOMER.NAME WITH NO AMT.PAID

Invoice  ...Value  Customer...................

74529    £1712.43  J McTavish

74273      £95.23  County Newspapers

63940     £141.00  R Bryant

74993       £9.29  Write Right Stationery

        ========

        £1957.95

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