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I use InfoAssist and it doesn't have MORE feature to concatenate hold files. So, I am looking at putting the same in the cluster synonym. I can join tables in a cluster. But, I am looking for concatenating tables. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.This message has been edited. Last edited by: FP Mod Chuck,
Originally posted by NewBee...WF8: my 2 cents....use the sql query for union and pass it thru sql passthru.
If it is up to me then I would develop everything (reports, forms, etc.) in code. However, these days, IBI is marketing tools like InfoAssist and DataAssists that promises no coding. Hence, the clients are adamant to use GUI.This message has been edited. Last edited by: WFConsultant,
As has been stated many times InfoAssist is not a developers tool but for power users to be able to generate reports. App Studio (Developers tool) allows you to create procedures using MATCH file which simulates the SQL Union. Maybe some of your more sophisticated users should be given the choice of using App Studio.
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As has been stated many times InfoAssist is not a developers tool ...
Thank you for your reply. I am not sure if UNION join qualifies to be available only for sophisticated users. In my view, it is a basic join technique.
Do you know a way to perform UNION in DataAssist? I could not figure out by myself. I am assuming it is not available in DataAssist as well. If you know something that I am missing then please let me know. I will greatly appreciate.
If it is not available in both in InfoAssist+ and DataAssist then I sincerely hope that IBI add this feature in their future release.
1. create an SQL Script (in notepad) with the Union command 2. Create a master file for the SQL Script (assuming it is supported for your type of Data such as SQL Server, Oracle , DB2 etc) 3. Use IA with this master file
Originally posted by WF_IL: 1. create an SQL Script (in notepad) with the Union command
Thank you Eran. I did that already and moved on to the next. For my report, the UNION was simple. However, it may not be the case if we have to write complex SQL just because we cannot do concentration in InfoAssist and DataAssist.