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combining records together

Question asked by VRFuser on Sep 29, 1999
Windows NT 4 SP3, VEE 5.01

A word of caution about appending records: The suggestion to use [a b] in a
formula certainly seems to make sense, but test carefully. We've seen a
bizzare "lost data" problem associated with this. Though records were
appended to an array, occationally some records were blank - their data was
lost.

I've always used a collector like so:

GetArray----+-----+
   |        |Junct|---+
NewRec------+-----+   |
   |                  +--+-------+
   Do-----------------XEQ|Collect|---SetArray
                         +-------+

Much more obtuse than [a b] but nary a problem with data loss.

Shawn Fessenden
Mgr., Technical Support
Oswego Software, Inc.
mailto:shawn@oswegosw.com
http://www.oswegosw.com


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