PREVIOUS

Moves the current member pointer one or more records "up" in a result set.

Syntax

PREVIOUS [num] [setname]

Parameters

num

The number of members "further up" into setname that the current member pointer is to be moved. Num can be:
an integer constant (15, 200);
a variable, form field, or parameter that evaluates to an integer;
the word ALL.
The default value for num is 1. If num is negative, PREVIOUS num actually moves the current member pointer "down" in the set.

setname

The name of a result set. If setname is omitted, the current set is used.

Comments

UP is a synonym for PREVIOUS.

Example

previous 10

Moves the current member pointer 10 members "up" towards the start of the set.

previous 5 MySet
list 5 MySet

Moves the current member pointer "up" five members, then lists five members (starting with the new current member).

 

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