Group by on Select_SQL

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Group by on Select_SQL

Post by bweeks » Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:54 am

I have a file with sales by salesman number and amount. I'm trying to produce a list of
the top salesmans for a given day. Most salesman have multiple entries.

In SQL I would code it as:

Select SMN,sum(amt)
from Sales
Group by SMN
Order by sum(amt) desc

How would I code my Select_SQL to Group by SMN field, summing AMT field ?

Tim McEntee
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Re: Group by on Select_SQL

Post by Tim McEntee » Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:36 am

if you are putting the SQL in the using clause then you would specify a field in fields part of the Select_sql that matched the type of the field in the sql statement. If you can't get the fields to match then use the cast as statement in side the SQL.

#SQLSTR := 'select SMN, cast(sum(amt) as dec(9, 2))'
#SQLSTR += ' from Sales'
#SQLSTR += ' Group by SMN'
#SQLSTR += ' Order by sum(amt) desc'

define field(#totalfld) type(*DEC) LENGTH(9) decimals(2)

select_sql fields(#SMN #totalfld) using(#SQLSTR)

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