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EARLIEST Function

SQL Server 2012

Returns the current value of the specified column in an outer evaluation pass of the specified column.

EARLIEST(<column>)

Term

Definition

column

A reference to a column.

A column with filters removed.

The EARLIEST function is similar to EARLIER, but lets you specify one additional level of recursion.

The current sample data does not support this scenario.

=EARLIEST(<column>)
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