Find the maximum value for a column or group.
field (required) The column to be searched. The function will search Numbers, Dates, and Strings, returning the maximum value.
NOTE: Sort order is affected by your database settings. For strings, sort order is most often blank spaces > special characters > numbers > uppercase letters > lowercase letters
For numbers, preceding and trailing zeroes most often have no effect on sort order.
- Finds the greatest Invoice Date, which is the most recent invoice date.
- Finds the name that is the last alphabetically.