Idea Details

Collection Row Count from calculator

Last activity 23 days ago
Étienne Desaulniers Lamy's profile image
By: Étienne Desaulniers Lamy
03-06-2020 15:54

It would be awesome if we could get collection row(and field) count directly from the calculator instead of resorting to Action block.


Official Response
23 days ago

Hi Étienne,

The idea review team still need more information before we can comfortably assess the next status for your idea.

As it's been longer than a month since we requested more information, will leave your idea open under the status of ‘Need more info’ for a further month. However, if we don’t hear back from you we will close the idea and mark it as ‘Not planned’.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to send me a private message on the community. I will be happy to help.

All the best,

23 days ago

Amy, it would make sense for Len([Collection]) to return row count in Calculation/Decision stages.This is the most common use case. In that case that would be existing function, but it would work for a new input type.

Although, Etienne mentioned both rows and columns count, so that could be two new collection-specific functions instead, something like CountRows([Collection]) and CountFields([Collection]). 

Either way it would save an extra actions call and simplify the process flow every time you need row count.

09-23-2022 15:46

Hi Etienne, 

Thank you for submitting your idea. We've reviewed your idea but require some more information to confidently progress with scoring your idea. Can you confirm if this is is a new function that you can use in a calculation or decision stage? 

Thank you so much, 

08-18-2021 09:47

Len([Collection]) returning number of rows would make sense and that is what you want most of the time.

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