Saved Search: Maximum of date fields on a record?


We track three dates for each PO detail line: the expected receipt date, along with two custom columns to track vendors’ committed delivery dates.  I am trying to use the MAX() function within a saved search to display the latest of these three dates, but the column is not displaying in the search results.  This is the column labeled “Max” in the picture:

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Is MAX() not the correct function to use?


Rookie Asked on February 26, 2021 in Saved Searches.
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max tells you the max across the same column in different records.  You’ll want to use an if-then or case-when statement instead.

Rookie Answered on February 26, 2021.

Hi 2ps,

From what I understand, CASE-WHEN is used when branching logic based on a single variable.  Here I have three fields to pick the highest from.  What would that look like?


on February 26, 2021.
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