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Feb 20, 2016 1:45 PM
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Hello, All

I am trying to hide and exclude all rows in a data table, that do not meet a given criteria. Such criteria is given by the values in one of the columns [:Hour].

I applied the formula to another column, but only worked within the cells of that column, and not the entire data table.

This is the script I am using [which is not working for the entire data table]:

dt = Current Data Table();

If( :Hour == 6,

dt << As Row State( 0 ),

dt << As Row State( 7 )

);

Any help will be appreciated,

Jose GL

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I believe this will do what you want:

```
dt =Current Data Table();
dt << select where( :Hour != 6 );
dt << hide and exclude;
```

You could loop through each of the rows and perform you If() function, excluding and hiding each row one at a time, but the above method works much faster and works on the entire data table.

Jim

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I believe this will do what you want:

```
dt =Current Data Table();
dt << select where( :Hour != 6 );
dt << hide and exclude;
```

You could loop through each of the rows and perform you If() function, excluding and hiding each row one at a time, but the above method works much faster and works on the entire data table.

Jim

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Re: Hide and exclude rows in data table if criteria is met in one column

Hi Jim,

This worked like a charm.

At the end of my script, I can just run it again and everything goes back to normal yay!

-JoseGL