Select (fields) from (file) order by (X Y desc Z desc )

Sort the columns in descending sequence

Paul Therrien
Orion South, Inc.

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pete Helgren
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 12:31 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: SQL scrolling back to a record

Right...but if the select was:

select id where emp = '1111'

And emp '1111' had 100 records in it, then the record set would have 100 records, so the question (rephrased) is:

Given the above record set (100 records of emp '1111') how do I:

1) Locate the ONE record where the date is '5-17-2012'?
2) Move the cursor from that position to the record just prior?

Still Googling for an answer will post back when I find it (hopefully).

Pete Helgren
Value Added Software, Inc
GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java

On 5/17/2012 7:52 PM, Luis Rodriguez wrote:

AFAIK, a scrollable cursor is valid only for the current record set,
so if at first you position your file in the id 1005 you couldn't read
a prior record using cursors.

Best Regards,

Luis Rodriguez
IBM Certified Systems Expert - eServer i5 iSeries
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