Velixo recommends the use of Microsoft 365 for this feature. Experimentally, Excel 2010 or higher can be used. For prerequisites and an overview of Generic Inquiries, see Introduction to Generic Inquiries.

Description

The GILOOKUP function returns the value of a column from a Generic Inquiry by specifying the keys of the row to locate.

Syntax

This is the syntax for this function:

=GILOOKUP(Connection, Name, Column, Keys)

Parameters

This function has these Parameters:

Parameter

Required/Optional

Description

Connection

Required

The name of the connection, as specified in the Connection Manager

Name

Required

The name of the Generic Inquiry

Column

Required

The specific field to be returned from the inquiry data

Keys

Required

One or more Key(s) to be used to filter the data

Additional Notes

⚠ For each Generic Inquiry that you use with the GILOOKUP function, you will need to explicitly specify the inquiry's key columns in the Generic Inquiries Options section of the Velixo Options window.

Example

=GILOOKUP("Demo", "AR-Invoices and Memos", "Status", "002263", "Overdue Charge")

Description

Assuming that Generic Inquiry Key Fields options for the AR-Invoices and Memos are configured as:

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This function call returns the Status field for the record in the database where the ReferenceNbr field is 002263 and the Type field is Overdue Charge.

Result:

Closed

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Applies to

GI Module

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