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This disk/book package combines an introduction to Paradox queries with a high-level developer's desk reference. Covers queries and tables, QBE, query operators, SQL in Paradox, database design, multi- user querying issues, and query anomalies and bugs. Appendices include information on paradox error handling, and file settings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558514010
  • Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/20/1994
  • Pages: 992
  • Product dimensions: 7.15 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Query Basics 15
Ch. 1 The Query User Interface 17
Ch. 2 Selecting Fields with Check Operators 53
Ch. 3 Selecting Records 75
Ch. 4 Special Operators 107
Ch. 5 The Calc Operator 127
Ch. 6 Introducing Example Elements 151
Ch. 7 Two or More Query Images 187
Ch. 8 Different Kinds of Joins 205
Ch. 9 Set Queries 229
Ch. 10 Insert and Delete Queries 257
Ch. 11 Change To Queries 285
Pt. II A Theoretical Interlude 307
Ch. 12 What Is a Relational Database? 309
Ch. 13 The Eight Database Operations 329
Ch. 14 Database Design and Normalization 347
Ch. 15 Working with Indexes 377
Ch. 16 Performance Tuning 397
Pt. III Query Techniques 413
Ch. 17 Using Queries with Other Parts of Paradox 415
Ch. 18 Live Queries 435
Ch. 19 Solving the Not-In Problem 451
Ch. 20 Solving the Top X / Bottom Y Problem 467
Ch. 21 Unusual Query Techniques 483
Ch. 22 Analyzing Annual Sales - A Case Study 509
Pt. IV Programming Queries Using ObjectPAL 529
Ch. 23 Saving Queries Into .QBE Files 533
Ch. 24 Defining Queries within your Code 557
Ch. 25 Programming Variable Information in Queries 579
Ch. 26 Using SQL 611
Ch. 27 Developing Applications 645
Pt. V Application Development Techniques 661
Ch. 28 Normalizing and Denormalizing 663
Ch. 29 Querying for Viewing and Modifying Data 679
Ch. 30 Querying for Reporting 697
Ch. 31 Ad Hoc Query Techniques 713
Ch. 32 Table-Driven Queries 735
Ch. 33 Stepwise Query Systems 783
Ch. 34 Generic Query Handlers 805
Ch. 35 Things You Can't Do With Queries - And How to Do Them 829
Pt. VI Multi-User Querying 859
Ch. 36 Locking and Multi-User Access 861
Ch. 37 Query Restart 881
Ch. 38 Using Borland SQL Links 889
Appendix A: Paradox Error Handling 911
Appendix B: PDOXWIN.INI File Settings 933
Appendix C: Additional Resources 937
Index 943
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