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sum_if(group,condition,value)


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sum_if(group,condition,value)

This computes the Number sum of every value in a group, as filtered by a condition expression. See sum() for a related non-conditional operator.

group describes the notes to be examined and may be any group designator including a find() query.

In addition, where may be argument that designates a particular (single) note other than this.

condition is a valid conditional test - i.e. it equates to true when matched.

value can be any expression, but is typically an attribute value. It can also be the number 1, i.e. if the test is true from that item then add one to the count.

For example,

sum_if(children,$Prototype=="p_Problem",1) 

sums the number of children of the current note whose prototype is 'p_Prototype'. If tested value is a string with spaces, e.g. "p Prototype" vs. "p_Prototype" then use double quotes around the value.