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Hi,

In IA I'm trying to define a column, but I keep getting:

FOC258 FIELDNAME OR COMPUTATIONAL ELEMENT NOT RECOGNIZED:[my selected Column(Field) Name]

but the Column is right there.

I did couple of Join before Define the Field:

-*COMPONENT=Join_J001
JOIN INNER BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT TAG J001 AS J001
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J002
JOIN LEFT_OUTER J001.BIL_RECEIPT.DEPT_CODE IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE PUB_ACC_DEPT.PUB_ACC_DEPT.ACC_DEPT IN SOURCE_HY/PUB_ACC_DEPT TAG J002 AS J002
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J003
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.ACCOUNT_ID
TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID TAG J003 AS J003
WHERE J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Fee';
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J004
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME
TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID TAG J004 AS J004
WHERE J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Name';
END

My objective is to Define Bil_Code_Name to "New Field Name" and new format(from A30V to A100)

any idea why IA can not recognized the column?

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Posts: 34 | Registered: August 29, 2019Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Virtuoso
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It could be several reasons

Please post the whole code and exact error is it's displayed


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1. Are you joining these tables in InfoAssist or are they coming from a Reporting Object or a Cluster Synonym?

2. Where in the code is the error pointing to? Usually, you get a line number where WebFOCUS first tried to use the field it doesn't recognize.

3. Are you creating the DEFINE in InfoAssist or is it in the Master and/or Reporting Object?

4. At what point do you get this error in InfoAssist? I have to assume you're seeing this when you create the DEFINE.

5. Have you made any changes to the code generated by InfoAssist using the text editor?


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Hi,

I wanted to define a column name 'account_id' by BIL_CODE_NAME.

Here is Exact Error Message that show up when I try DEFINE 'account_id':

(FOC258) FIELDNAME OR COMPUTATIONAL ELEEMENT NOT RECOGNIZED: J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME 0 NUMBER OF RECORDS IN TABLE=10 LINES=10 (IA_191101_103826-1)(IA_191191_103826-1)


and here is my code (before DEFINE 'account_id') :


ENGINE INT CACHE SET ON
SET PAGE-NUM=NOLEAD
SET SQUEEZE=ON
SET HTMLCSS=ON
*-HOLD_SOURCE
-DEFAULTH &WF_SUMMARY='Summary';
-DEFAULTH &WF_TITLE='WebFOCUS Report';
TABLE FILE source_hy/bil_code
BY BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID
WHERE BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Fee';
ON TABLE HOLD AS bil_code_hold FORMAT BINARY
ON TABLE NOTOTAL
ON TABLE SET CACHELINES 100
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET STYLE *
INCLUDE=IBFS:/FILE/IBI_HTML_DIR/ibi_themes/Warm.sty,$
TYPE=REPORT, TITLETEXT=&WF_TITLE.QUOTEDSTRING, SUMMARY=&WF_SUMMARY.QUOTEDSTRING, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, $
ENDSTYLE
END
-RUN
*-HOLD_SOURCE
-*COMPONENT=Join_J001
JOIN INNER BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT TAG J001 AS J001
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J002
JOIN LEFT_OUTER J001.BIL_RECEIPT.DEPT_CODE IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE PUB_ACC_DEPT.PUB_ACC_DEPT.ACC_DEPT IN SOURCE_HY/PUB_ACC_DEPT TAG J002 AS J002
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J003
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.ACCOUNT_ID
TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID TAG J003 AS J003
WHERE J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Fee';
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J004
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME
TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID TAG J004 AS J004
WHERE J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Name';
END
-*COMPONENT=Define_BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
DEFINE FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
IMPORT_DATE/YYMD=BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME ;
recieve/D12.2=BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIVE_AMT + BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.DISCOUNT_AMT ;
END
-DEFAULTH &WF_SUMMARY='Summary';
-DEFAULTH &WF_TITLE='WebFOCUS Report';
TABLE FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
SUM recieve
BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIVE_AMT AS ('paid', BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIVE_AMT, 'paid' )
BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.DISCOUNT_AMT AS ('discount', BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.DISCOUNT_AMT, 'discount' )
BY BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIPT_SN
BY BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME
BY J001.BIL_RECEIPT.DEPT_CODE
BY J002.PUB_ACC_DEPT.ACC_DEPT_NAME
BY J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID
BY J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME AS ('account_id', J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME, 'account_id' )
WHERE IMPORT_DATE GE &IMPORT_DATE_S.(|FORMAT=YYMD,REQUIRED=TRUE).匯入時間起:.QUOTEDSTRING AND IMPORT_DATE LE &IMPORT_DATE_E.(|FORMAT=YYMD,REQUIRED=TRUE).匯入時間迄:.QUOTEDSTRING AND J001.BIL_RECEIPT.SOURCE_ID EQ &SOURCE_ID.(|FORMAT=A1,REQUIRED=TRUE).來源OEI, type_id=50:.QUOTEDSTRING AND BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.ACCOUNT_ID EQ '50' OR '81';
ON TABLE HOLD AS union_part1 FORMAT BINARY
ON TABLE NOTOTAL
ON TABLE SET CACHELINES 100
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET GRWIDTH 1
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET STYLE *
INCLUDE=IBFS:/FILE/IBI_HTML_DIR/ibi_themes/Warm.sty,$
TYPE=REPORT, TITLETEXT=&WF_TITLE.QUOTEDSTRING, SUMMARY=&WF_SUMMARY.QUOTEDSTRING, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, $
ENDSTYLE
END
-RUN
*-HOLD_SOURCE
-*COMPONENT=Join_J005
JOIN INNER BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.RECEIPT_SN AND BIL_RECEIPT.BIL_RECEIPT.IMPORT_TIME IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT TAG J005 AS J005
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J006
JOIN LEFT_OUTER J005.BIL_RECEIPT.DEPT_CODE IN SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
TO UNIQUE PUB_ACC_DEPT.PUB_ACC_DEPT.ACC_DEPT IN SOURCE_HY/PUB_ACC_DEPT TAG J006 AS J006
END
-*COMPONENT=Join_J007
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.ACCOUNT_ID
TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/pub_syscode AT PUB_SYSCODE.PUB_SYSCODE.CODE_ID TAG J007 AS J007
WHERE J007.PUB_SYSCODE.TYPE_ID EQ 41;
END
-*COMPONENT=Define_BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
DEFINE FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL ADD
IMPORT_DATE/YYMD=BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME ;
END
-DEFAULTH &WF_SUMMARY='Summary';
-DEFAULTH &WF_TITLE='WebFOCUS Report';
-DEFAULT &IMPORT_DATE_S = _FOC_NULL;
-DEFAULT &IMPORT_DATE_E = _FOC_NULL;
-DEFAULT &SOURCE_ID = _FOC_NULL;
TABLE FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL
BY BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIPT_SN
BY BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.IMPORT_TIME
BY J005.BIL_RECEIPT.DEPT_CODE
BY J006.PUB_ACC_DEPT.ACC_DEPT_NAME
BY J007.PUB_SYSCODE.CODE_ID
BY J007.PUB_SYSCODE.CODE_NAME
WHERE IMPORT_DATE GE &IMPORT_DATE_S.(|FORMAT=YYMD).匯入時間起:.QUOTEDSTRING AND IMPORT_DATE LE &IMPORT_DATE_E.(|FORMAT=YYMD).匯入時間迄:.QUOTEDSTRING AND J001.BIL_RECEIPT.SOURCE_ID EQ &SOURCE_ID.(|FORMAT=A1).來源OEI, type_id=50:.QUOTEDSTRING AND BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.ACCOUNT_ID EQ '50' OR '81';
ON TABLE HOLD AS union_part2 FORMAT BINARY
ON TABLE NOTOTAL
ON TABLE SET CACHELINES 100
ON TABLE SET GRWIDTH 1
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTRS ON
ON TABLE SET HOLDLIST PRINTONLY
ON TABLE SET STYLE *
INCLUDE=IBFS:/FILE/IBI_HTML_DIR/ibi_themes/Warm.sty,$
TYPE=REPORT, TITLETEXT=&WF_TITLE.QUOTEDSTRING, SUMMARY=&WF_SUMMARY.QUOTEDSTRING, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, $
ENDSTYLE
END
-RUN

-RUN
 
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Virtuoso
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In the TABLE request right before the DEFINE, you have a

quote:
BY J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME AS ('account_id', J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME, 'account_id' )


Then you have
ON TABLE HOLD AS union_part1 FORMAT BINARY  


and
  
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST


I've no idea what ASNAMES SUBST does but perhaps it's effecting the column names being held in union_part1.

Are you modifying the code using the Editor after you create it in InfoAssist?


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Hi,

Babak thank you for your reply, yes I did use text editor to modify my code after IA(because in IA cannot do "Union All") I think the issues occurs at using column's name same as in Hold table, and it cause confusion to recognize the column.
 
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JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME
      TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID         TAG J004 AS J004
WHERE J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Name';
END

Don't know your table content/structure but according to the above BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME exist in J003 not J004
In J004 it's BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID
In this situation I think that J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME refer to the TAG name J004 (TAG J004) and not the join name J004 (AS J004)

If you want to refer to a specific part of the join I normally do the following
JOIN LEFT_OUTER FILE SOURCE_HY/BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL AT J003.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME TAG T3
      TO UNIQUE FILE source_hy/bil_code AT BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_ID         TAG T4 AS J004
WHERE J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_TYPE_ID EQ 'Account_Name';
END

Then you can refer to

T3.BIL_CODE_NAME
T4.BIL_CODE_ID


Also, what are and from where come from the below AS syntax ?

AS ('account_id', J004.BIL_CODE.BIL_CODE_NAME, 'account_id' )
AS ('paid', BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.RECEIVE_AMT, 'paid' )
AS ('discount', BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.BIL_RECEIPT_DETAIL.DISCOUNT_AMT, 'discount' )


AFAIK it must be something such as this : AS 'text1,text2,text3' and this syntax is only relevant for a report, not a hold file.
No coma is authorized (supported) with AS name for HOLD file
Must not be enclosed with brackets and cannot refer to a field column. Field column name will be displayed as a text in the report column title
The bracket prevent your TABLE FILE to end with error, but only the first text is kept
See sample

TABLE FILE CAR
BY COUNTRY AS ('TXT1',CAR,'TXT2')
END


WF versions : Prod 8.2.0.1M gen 240, Dev 8.2.04 gen 48, OS : Windows, DB : MSSQL, Outputs : HTML, Excel, PDF
In Focus since 2007
 
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Martin,

The syntax is perfectly acceptable and can be used to control the hold file itself.

Try the following code and look at the difference between the two output columns for RETAIL_COST.

TABLE FILE CAR
SUM RETAIL_COST AS ('R_COST', RETAIL_COST, 'Retail Cost')
RETAIL_COST
BY COUNTRY
ON TABLE SET ASNAMES SUBST
ON TABLE SET HOLDATTR ON
EN
-RUN
CMD TYPE HOLD.MAS


T



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Virtuoso
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@Tony,

Good One

Have learned something. I never had to create a master file with TITLE element for the fields.
I understand that the first part in the brackets gives the FIELDNAME, the second refer to the source field and the third become the TITLE element in the hold file.


WF versions : Prod 8.2.0.1M gen 240, Dev 8.2.04 gen 48, OS : Windows, DB : MSSQL, Outputs : HTML, Excel, PDF
In Focus since 2007
 
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Hi,

Thank you all for all reply and discussion, I have solved this issue by separating report into different .fex file(to Avoid confusion) and then create a new .fe via coding to use INCLUDE to add all those .fex to do my UNION.

Just sharing for my result.
 
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