• Subject: Embedded SQL record count -Reply
  • From: David Morris <dmorris@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 17:07:41 -0600



>>> Dan Swartz <dswartz@courts.state.pa.us> 10/16 8:41 am >>>
>I have embedded an SQL statement in an RPG program to retrieve records 
>intoa cursor.  The select statement is using a "where" clause to only select 
>certain records.

>I'd like to get a total record count of what was selected before I start
>processing the records.  I want to use the total record count to send the
>user a message of the status of the submitted job (ie, % complete using
>how many processed in relation to the total selected).

>Is there a way to get this total record count after opening the cursor?

>Thanks for any help and suggestions.

>Dan

You could try something like:

Select count(*), ' ', ' ', ' ', 0, 0 from filename union
Select 0, alphafld1, alphafld2, alphafld3, numfld1, numfld2 from filename
order by 1 desc

The zeros and blanks are just place holders.  It may run slower.

David Morris


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