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Running saved query on current table - argh..

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    Running saved query on current table - argh..

    Hi all.

    This seems so silly.. Im going to have egg on face when the replys come back Im sure.. but maybe I should ask for help before I reach for the gun :P

    Ive been trying to get a saved query to run on the currently viewed data, and it just keeps pulling the entire table contents on me.

    To keep this short: I have table of data (a flat db), that has a form, with an embedded browse and some buttons. Id like to hit a button and have it filter (that works), and then hit another button and have *that* group of data sorted. (actually, there's a bunch of buttons to sort this way and that, as well as multiple filters). I also have a "show all" button, which resets the data to "all".

    Ive been trying all kinds of stuff in Xbasic to no avail.

    (as a sidenote, Id like to thank this group so far for some of the excellent tips Ive pulled from here.. )

    RE: Running saved query on current table - argh..


    Why not combine the two sorts into one filter?

    If you let us know what you are trying to do, perhaps I can be more specific.

    Jay Talbott
    Jay Talbott
    Lexington, KY


      RE: Running saved query on current table - argh..

      Hi James,

      (thx for the quick reply)

      I really cant beleive it, but I think its solved.. Ive been banging my head on this for 3 weeks now (and hesitated to 'bother' you guys with it). One last look through the older messages on this board and I found a post from Bill Warner back in 10/2000 with this code:

      tbl= table.current()
      qbf = tbl.index_primary_get().filter_get()
      query.description = "TEST"
      query.order = "ZIP+ADD1+ADDID"
      query.filter = qbf
      query.options = "U"

      the line#2 there holds my current data, and defining a new query.order for it lets me sort just the current data.

      (I feel so "egg on face now", finally posting my prob, and finding the solution both in the same night.. lol)

      Cheers to this board !