[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 1:09 PM
Subject: RE: SQL and retrieving the next xx rows
Take a look at the FETCH FIRST clause of the select statement. I think
that might be what you are looking for. IIRC there is also a FETCH NEXT
but it requires a cursor.
select.... where ordernum >= searchorder fetch first 100 rows only
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bradley V. Stone
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:00 AM
Subject: SQL and retrieving the next xx rows
When running an SQL statement on say, and order file, lets say you were
letting the user enter an order number to search by used in the SQL
Select..... where ordernum = searchorder
Now, lets say that you wanted to also select the next 100 orders after
the order number entered. The problem being that the order numbers are
So we could have:
So we'd want to say:
select.... where ordernum >= searchorder
but only have it select the next 100 orders (mainly because if we
didn't, the search would take forever if there were a bazillion orders
in the database).
I have seen reference to a LIMIT keyword, but it didn't seem to like it
in the SQL interface.
Bradley V. Stone
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