Spread.NET 15 Formula Reference
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    This function scans an array by applying a LAMBDA to each value and returns an array that has each intermediate value. 

    Syntax

    SCAN ([initial_value], array, lambda(accumulator, value))

    Argument

    This function has the following arguments:

    Argument Description
    [initial_value] (Optional) Sets the starting value for the accumulator.
    array

    An array to be scanned.

    lambda

    A LAMBDA that is called to scan the array. The LAMBDA takes two parameters:

    accumulator: The value totaled up and returned as the final result.

    value: The calculation applied to each element in the array.

    Remarks

    Use the initial_value argument to set the starting value for the accumulator parameter. If you are working with text, set the initial value to "". If an invalid LAMBDA function or an incorrect number of parameters are provided, it returns a #VALUE! error called "Incorrect Parameters".

    Data Types

    Returns an array.

    Examples

    SCAN(1, A1:C2, LAMBDA(a,b,a*b))

    SCAN("",A1:C2,LAMBDA(a,b,a&b))

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 15 or later.