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From: BPCS-L [mailto:bpcs-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of McGovern, Sean
Sent: 16 May 2014 20:38
To: BPCS ERP System
Subject: Re: [BPCS-L] Fully indented bom to excel

Recursive SQL has been available since at least V5.4, as I've been using this functionality to provide exploded BOM downloads to Excel on LPARs since V5.4.

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From: BPCS-L [mailto:bpcs-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: 16 May 2014 20:16
To: BPCS ERP System
Subject: Re: [BPCS-L] Fully indented bom to excel
What's new for IBM i 7.1
What's new as of April 2011
CONNECT BY for hierarchical queries

I'm guessing 7.1 with an early Technology Refresh (TR) or database group PTF.

~ 4 years ago.
for more details

Prior to that there was a way of recursive queries
Bill of material was mentioned.

Rob Berendt
IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM i 6.1 Group Dekko Dept 1600 Mail to: 2505 Dekko Drive
Garrett, IN 46738
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From: Bill <brobins3d@xxxxxxxxx>
To: BPCS ERP System <bpcs-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 05/16/2014 02:50 PM
Subject: Re: [BPCS-L] Fully indented bom to excel
Sent by: "BPCS-L" <bpcs-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

On 5/16/2014 11:08 AM, Schemmel, Jason wrote:

Wish I had access to an iSeries right now, I'd love to try this out.
I've done a BOM explosion into Excel but had to limit it to around 4 sublevels or so.

Do you know the minimum OS version this applies to?


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