Hello Group Members,
The “Aging” Function in IDEA lets you prepare an Aging Report as on a specific Date like say 31st March 2018. So you can Age “Open Purchase Orders - Pending Delivery” as on 31st March 2018.
While this can be a compelling Report for insight gathering and Ordering pattern analysis the Aging is conducted on a fixed date viz 31st March 2018.
Now if we would like to make this Aging repeatable through a Macro - Visual Script or IDEA Script, future Aging Reports will always run on 31st March 2018 unless the Macros is manually edited each time or the date changed in a pop up dialog input box through the IDEA Script.
If you would like to make the Aging dynamic and repeatable on a floating system date you can append a virtual numeric field titled “Age in Days” and use the Criteria -
@Age(@Date(), Purchase Order Date)
The above criteria will give you the difference in days between the current system date whenever you run the Report and the Purchase Order Date.
Group Admin Team