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#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 2, 2018 12:58:12 PM(UTC)

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I'm trying to make a chart and table for percent returns by account number between two dates.

I'm thinking that it would be most efficient to
1) Create a temp table and query the count and sum of returns for all accounts in that time period
2) Create a temp table to query the count and sum of total sales for the time period of the accounts in the #1 temp table
3) Generate a report on an inner join of the two queries along with a percent calculation for counts and sums.

If I create a model restriction of start date and end date with the operator of 'value only', is it possible to get that value back to the temp table queries in a 'Pre SQL Statement'?

If not, what's the best way to do this?
#2 Posted : Wednesday, October 3, 2018 3:39:39 PM(UTC)

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Difficult to answer without achieving your case,
as you mentioned you may use restriction with the operator 'Value Only' and 'Use as Parameter' (cf samples 52-User Input').
Then I am not sure you can use these values in the Data Source for table definition, however you can have a Task that does what you need.
In a task you can get the restrictions values, modify your Data Source, create table in your database, etc... it is either C# or SQL.
Check also the task defined in sample 34-Task Generate several Report Results

Good luck.
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