Tim

At 06:36 PM 7/2/1998 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello all,
>I am curious...  Why when you run a quicky query of a logical (file)
>view of a physical file to *display,  why doesn't the data display on
>the screen the way the logical is keyed?

This is normal behavior for all the query functions, namely SQL, Query/400,
& OPNQRYF. In all cases the result set will be in arrival sequence unless
you've specified the use of an index. In OPNQRYF with KEYFLD, in SQL with
ORDER BY, and in Query/400 with the Sort fields option. (Join logicals are
probably unpredictalbe in this case, since they are not a single
file—interesting to test).

BTW, did you know that you can also use the RUNQRY command with empty
parentheses, like this?

        RUNQRY () filename

Cheers

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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