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Question Sql Join _file And _field Search For Fieldname

Discussion in 'SQL-92' started by AlexTheDroog, Jan 16, 2017.

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  1. AlexTheDroog

    AlexTheDroog New Member

    I'm using Epicor 9 with OpenEdge 10.1B drivers and SQuirrel SQL. I was attempting to locate what table contains a field called FailedBin. I wrote the following query but its seems to have some issues.


    SELECT F."_Field-Name" AS "FieldName", T."_File-Name" AS "TableName"

    FROM PUB."_Field" AS F, PUB."_File" AS T

    WHERE F."_Field-Name" = 'FailedBin' AND T."_TBL-Type" = 'T' AND F."_File-recid" = RECID(T)

    ORDER BY T."_File-Name",F."_Field-Name";


    It doesn't like

    T."_TBL-Type" = 'T'

    and

    T."_TBL-Type" = 'T' AND F."_File-recid" = RECID(T)


    I got the idea from Progress KB - 4GL/ABL: What is the relationship between the _File and the _Field tables? but it’s not taking into account the query being written from an ODBC SQL environment
     
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  3. Rob Fitzpatrick

    Rob Fitzpatrick ProgressTalk.com Sponsor

  4. Stefan

    Stefan Active Member

    In 11.6.3 there are also views that already combine this stuff. I am not sure when exactly they were introduced, but I can just:

    Code (progress):
    1. select tbl from "sysprogress"."syscolumns" where col = 'acc_nr'
     
  5. Rob Fitzpatrick

    Rob Fitzpatrick ProgressTalk.com Sponsor

    Cool, even better! :)
     
  6. AlexTheDroog

    AlexTheDroog New Member

    Thanks guys! Saved me a lot of time looking for a field the didn't exist!
     

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