• Subject: Re: Duplicate record utility?
  • From: "Jay peasley" <jpeasley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 15:12:20 -0500

Select field, count(*) from lib/file group by field having count(*) > 1

Jay


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: D.BALE@handleman.com
Reply-To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 14:33:00 -0500

>SQL & the count(*) thingy...  it's been too long and I don't use SQL that
>often.  Hopefully this will spur a few answers from the group.
>
>You can do it using WRKQRY with two queries.  One that sorts by the duplicate
>data you're looking at and summarizes it with the COUNT option and outputs to
>an outfile.  The second reads the outfile and selects any counts greater than
>1.
>
>Dan Bale
>IT - AS/400
>Handleman Company
>248-362-4400  Ext. 4952
>
>-------------------------- Original Message --------------------------
>Does anybody know of (or have source for) a handy little utility to find
> duplicate records in a file?
>
>TIA,
>Nick
>
>Don't find fault, find a remedy.
>-Henry Ford
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