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defghca
150 posts
msg #441
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2/13/2003 7:26:04 AM

is lag 2 days the same as date offset 2 days


tomb
261 posts
msg #442
Ignore tomb
2/13/2003 11:11:01 AM

Hi,

Lag is more similar to the phrase "days ago". Essentially, it allows you to specify the particular value of a measure from a period of time in the past. The "date offset" phrase takes your entire filter and runs it on a particular date specified in the past. In "date offset", every element in your screen is essentially shifted back to that date. So, if you had a "days ago" phrase in a filter and then used "date offset", the "days ago" phrase would be further shifted.

Hopefully this makes some sense. If not, please don't hesitate to let us know!

Thank you,

Tom
StockFetcher.com Support


TheRumpledOne
6,358 posts
msg #28027
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8/24/2003 11:24:38 PM

I searched the manual.. I don't see a clear explanation of LAG.

Does it differ from "days ago"?

If yes, exactly how does it differ?

When do you use LAG instead of DAYS AGO?




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