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Thank you for your help, though it's not quite the right word, I think.
A query is when you search and filter the results by criteria. A sort is
when you put all the data in a specific order and save the order, though not
It may be called query in database terms, but if I use that here, I'm going
to have confused users, since query to them means to ask and get a more
On 6/29/07, Dori Green <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com> wrote:
> Don't relational databases refer to this as a "query"? It's a
> 10th-grade-level word but last time I checked this is appropriate for people
> who have a license to go digging around in other people's chests. <G>
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