Add Fetch First Row only to your select statement:
exec sql
Select '1' into : indicator
from mytable
Where ....
Fetch First Row Only;


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Auftrag von Dave
Gesendet: Tuesday, 24.4 2012 16:48
An: RPG programming on the IBM i / System i
Betreff: sqlrpgle question

Hi,

I want to set the value of an indicator to *on if I find at least one record
matching my search criteria and *off otherwise.

What's the best way?

eg :

indicator = *off;

exec sql
Select '1' into : indicator
from mytable

where ....err.. what goes here? what if there are many rows returned?

Thanks!
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