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How to use Null In Formula Builder With Date

Question asked by James West on Sep 19, 2018
Latest reply on Dec 28, 2018 by Brett Zufelt

I have 3 fields. One is a date. ($report_due_c)

Another is a number of days for extensions. ($exntionnew_c)

Last is one that adds the extension to that date. (Due Date) Within it, using the formula builder of an On Demand Latest version of Sugar, I have this formula: addDays($report_due_c,number($exntionnew_c))

If no date is in report_due_c, all fields show blank in sugar, as expected. If there is a date all works as expected.


My problem is that in reports, there is a date if its intended to be blank: 11/30/-0001


The formula builder isnt allowing me to do what I think the formula may be. Any help would be appreciated. I want to have the date show blank in reports without 11/30/-0001.


Iv tried this:
ifElse(equal($report_due_c, ""), null, addDays($report_due_c,number($exntionnew_c)))

So If field is blank, be null. Otherwise add days. Iv tried quotes too.


Any suggestions?