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How to create Macro to count and compare with previous count

Meteoroid

Hi,

 

I am new to macros and i have some data which requires constant checks on number of counts every couple of days. What i wanted to do is count the current data and compare the same with previous count which will be updates regularly. Kind of like a feedback loop, Today's count with become previous count tomorrow. Can i do it with other way or only macro can do it?

 

If macros are to be created, will it be standard macro or batch macro. I a little confused with the interface tools as well. I created a workflow but if i have to take dynamic input from the other workflow, how should i do it? 

 

Any help will be appreciated.

 

Thanks

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Bolide

@atamagaii,

 

I do not think you need to create a macro. If I am understanding your question correctly, this should work or at least get you headed in the right direction.(see image below)

Note: You will need to create a .yxdb that is yesterday's count.

 

atamagaii Solution.PNG

 

Really all you need to do is Overwrite Yesterday's Count with Today's Count. Workflow is attached.

 

Hope this helps,

MSalvage

 

 

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