Special Queries

Description

The Select Filter dialog box lets quickly perform one of several pre-defined queries. Special Queries include:

  •  Current record only :

    Create a query that returns just one record - the current record.

  •  Range of record numbers :

    Create a query that returns all of the records between a specified starting and ending record number.

  •  Range of key values :

    Create a query that returns all records between a specified starting and ending key value. For example, if the current primary index is Lastname, you could specify a starting key of "Jones" and an ending key of "Kelly"

  •  Selected record numbers :

    Create a query that returns records with specified record numbers. For example, 10, 23, 56, 123

  •  Selected key values :

    Create a query that returns records with specified key values. For example, if the current primary index is Lastname, you could specify a query to return, "Jones, James, Johnson, Abrams".

To use the Special Queries:

  1. Select Query > Special Queries.

  2. When you select a query from the menu, additional record selection criteria will appear at the bottom of the dialog box.

  3. When you finish specifying the query, click OK.