SQL Genie Properties Tab

Description

The Properties tab of the SQL Genie defines additional expressions that limit and group the records that your SQL SELECT statement will return.

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Any time that the Execute Query button ('lightning' icon) is enabled, you may click it to see a sample of the records that the query will return. At any time you may click the History button to see a list of SQL statements previously created in this session in the SQL History Dialog.

Grouping 

To add a GROUP BY clause to your SQL SELECT statement:

  1. Select the GroupBy check box.

Distinct Records 

To return only records with unique values:

  1. Select the Distinct check box.

First N Records 

To return a specific number of records from the beginning of the query:

  1. Select "First" in the Show list.

  2. Enter an integer number in the Records control.

Define Arguments 

To define, edit, or delete arguments, click Define Arguments. This displays the Define/Edit Arguments? dialog box.

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