any aggregate function

Returns true if at least one value of expr in the group is true.

Syntax

any(expr) [FILTER ( WHERE cond ) ]

Arguments

  • expr: An expression that evaluates to a numeric.

  • cond: An optional boolean expression filtering the rows used for aggregation.

Returns

A BOOLEAN.

The any aggregate function is synonymous to max aggregate function, but limited to a boolean argument.

Examples

> SELECT any(col) FROM VALUES (true), (false), (false) AS tab(col);
 true

> SELECT any(col) FROM VALUES (NULL), (true), (false) AS tab(col);
 true

> SELECT any(col) FROM VALUES (false), (false), (NULL) AS tab(col);
 false

> SELECT any(col1) FILTER (WHERE col2 = 1)
    FROM VALUES (false, 1), (false, 2), (true, 2), (NULL, 1) AS tab(col1, col2);
 false