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SQL query - how do you use the result?

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  • #16
    Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

    OK OK OK

    Pasive Link Tables work fine, but they are not a solution because It needs to UPDATE, to DELETE or to ADD records in the remote SQL Data Base.

    any suggest?


    Originally posted by ANGEL SANCHEZ View Post
    That was a goal from the goal keepper!!!!

    It works fine with Passive table.

    Thanks a lot, Mario.

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    • #17
      Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

      Originally posted by ANGEL SANCHEZ View Post
      OK OK OK

      Pasive Link Tables work fine, but they are not a solution because It needs to UPDATE, to DELETE or to ADD records in the remote SQL Data Base.

      any suggest?
      See post #4 above.... If a passive link table does fit your needs, use an active link table (it's designed to add, update, and delete in the SQL table.).....

      Originally posted by Al Buchholz View Post
      Then use a passive or active link table...
      Al Buchholz
      Bookwood Systems, LTD
      Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

      Occam's Razor - KISS
      Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
      Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
      When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
      "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
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      • #18
        Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

        thanks Al for taking time to this.

        If you read my first post I reported that with Active Link I only get blank records in my forms.

        Do you have the solution?

        Originally posted by Al Buchholz View Post
        See post #4 above.... If a passive link table does fit your needs, use an active link table (it's designed to add, update, and delete in the SQL table.).....

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        • #19
          Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

          What I saw in your first post is more than a simple active link table. It looks to me like you are using some code.

          It's very difficult to diagnose from afar with so little to work on.

          What type of SQL database are you tying to connect to? If you can't connect with an active link table, then I'd make a series of screen shots showing what you've done, or a video showing the step by step process that you are doing.
          Al Buchholz
          Bookwood Systems, LTD
          Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

          Occam's Razor - KISS
          Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
          Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
          When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
          "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
          Albert Einstein

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          • #20
            Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

            You seem to be mixing up Xbasic SQL/passive/active link table access in code, and the much more straightforward (if a browse showing these results is all you want!) steps of creating an active link table...

            http://support.alphasoftware.com/Wha...V9/NewInV9.htm

            The above link has screenshots of how such active link tables - where you can filter using arguments, as you seem to want to do - can be set up easily. All you do is then create a browse and or form based on that active link table.

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            • #21
              Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

              Thank you!. I found an error on my Data Base. Now, Active Link Tables are working very well on DB2 V9.5


              Originally posted by NoeticCC View Post
              You seem to be mixing up Xbasic SQL/passive/active link table access in code, and the much more straightforward (if a browse showing these results is all you want!) steps of creating an active link table...

              http://support.alphasoftware.com/Wha...V9/NewInV9.htm

              The above link has screenshots of how such active link tables - where you can filter using arguments, as you seem to want to do - can be set up easily. All you do is then create a browse and or form based on that active link table.

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              • #22
                Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

                Originally posted by ANGEL SANCHEZ View Post
                Thank you!. I found an error on my Data Base. Now, Active Link Tables are working very well on DB2 V9.5
                What was the error? Others can learn from this and know what to look for....
                Al Buchholz
                Bookwood Systems, LTD
                Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                Occam's Razor - KISS
                Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                Albert Einstein

                http://www.iadn.com/images/media/iadn_member.png

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                • #23
                  Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

                  Angel, how about describing the error (and the fix), in case your experience will benefit others. For example the next DB2 guy who is having trouble. These threads become resources that help others later on, unless they end with a simple... "well, I found it and fixed it" if you see what I mean.

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                  • #24
                    Re: SQL query - how do you use the result?

                    Two things:
                    1. I just change my server platform. I used to use DB2 on WinXP. In fact, IŽd reinstalled this "server" many times and always get the same problem. Other PowerBuilder Apps did not report any problem, but A5. So, I installed DB2 on a real W2k3 Server.
                    2. I exported my Data from DBF to the new DB2 with A5 own utility.

                    Now Active Link Tables work ok and fast.


                    Originally posted by Tom Cone Jr View Post
                    Angel, how about describing the error (and the fix), in case your experience will benefit others. For example the next DB2 guy who is having trouble. These threads become resources that help others later on, unless they end with a simple... "well, I found it and fixed it" if you see what I mean.

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