Thanks for the ideas, Dan. I'm making progress!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Nelson" <dnelson@stripped>
To: "Sue Cram" <shcram@stripped>
Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2005 12:34 AM
Subject: Re: Total Counts, Multi-Report Questions
> In the last episode (Feb 12), Sue Cram said:
>> I have a request for a list of database entries "Select x,y,z, etc"
>> that is now working OK. I have several questions, however. Here
>> they are:
>> 1.. Can I add a "total" line at the bottom of the report (ex:
>> "Total Selected: 23") for the total number of entries that are
>> listed in the report?
> It's your report, you can put whatever you want in :) Simply print the
> size of the resultset of your main query, or if whatever
> language/reporting tool you're using can't do that, just do a SELECT
> COUNT(*) with the same WHERE clause.
>> 2.. I want to print the same information but sorted in a different
>> order on a second page of the report. Can I do that in one
>> "Select" statement?
> If your language supports it, you can re-sort your resultset with a
> custom comparison fuction and display it again. Otherwise, you'll need
> another SELECT.
>> 3.. If I need multiple select statements, is there a delimiter that
>> says "This is the end of my first select statement - the next thing
>> you see is going to be a new select statement", so that all the
>> necessary pages can be printed together in one "job"?
> So you want the same records to be returned in two orders, but as one
> resultset? Stick two queries together with a UNION ALL keyword.
> Dan Nelson