Formula text in saved search

hello, i am currently trying to figure out how to turn a text field into a numeric one using the to_num syntax so i can then use that number in a different formula. which would be record 2

example (record1) / (record2),  record 2 could possibly be 1 or it could be up to 6 . how would i get this number value?

Rookie Asked on December 2, 2019 in Saved Searches.
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On the Saved Search, select a field type of Formula (Numeric) and enter the formula as:
And once you’ve tested that you can expand the formula as needed.

Intermediate Answered on December 2, 2019.

@ abbott, thank you for your response, unforutnely i am not able to get this to work, i get an invalid expression.

on December 3, 2019.

Change the field type to Formula (text) and in the formula field use this TO_NUMBER({field_id}).

Since the original field is of text type, NS giving invalid expression when used with  Formula(Numeric).

Hope this works!

on December 5, 2019.
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