max() operator

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The v4.0.0 max() operator returns the largest item in a set.

Both the operators max() and min() use lexical comparison in most cases, but numeric comparison if the context is numeric, e.g.:


Since "Width" is numeric, max() will be return 100.


Since "Name" is a string, max() will return 2.

If you don't have a set, create one on the fly:

MyMax = max(collect(all,$MyNum))

A 'lexical sort' is a case-insensitive sort (Aardvark,aarvark,ABLE) and for numbers "2;70;100;" would sort in order "100;2;70" (i.e. ordered on first number first - a number 'computer sort' )

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