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ExplodedKey ( ID ; StartDate; EndDate )

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Darren Terry, Pacific Data Management

Combines a text constant (ID) with each date in a date range to make a multi-key that has the text constant on each line

Sample Input:
ID = "Darren"
StartDate = "4/1/2004"
EndDate = "4/3/2004"
Sample Output:
Darren 731672
Darren 731673
Darren 731674

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This custom function takes a date range and a text constant (ID) and constructs a multi-key that has the ID on every line. It builds the multi-key to contain each of the dates in the date range from StartDate to EndDate.

This function could be easily modified to allow a text constant to be appended to each line of a return-separated list of values.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Good Morning

I have try to use the example for

But it did not work

Please advice...


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Michael, Guilford ,CT
August 23, 2012 6:52am


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