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Date:Sat, 7 Apr 2018 01:21:29 +1000
From:Bernie van't Hof <>
Thanks Steve,

I can see it can be done in sql using groups etc, but my problem, as usual, is remembering how
pdox worked.

Not is not an issue.

Is pdoxwin similar re qbe? Maybe I should ask this in another section?

- Bernie

On 7/4/18 12:43 am, Steven Green wrote:
> I haven't played with that in many years, but my guess is that paradox allowing a checkplus
in selected fields, as 
> apposed to all or nothing, is not reproducable in SQL.. probably done internally, the same
way the "not" query is done.. 
> create a too-big answer set, then reduce it, then display it
> easier to explain with the "not" query.. it grabs everything the query requests, then does
the "not" step separately.. 
> you can can see that by testing the size of the answer table.. it might be empty, but it'll
still be the size it was 
> before it removed all the "not" records
> -- 
> Steven Green
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> "Bernie van't Hof"  wrote in message news:5ac72161$
> Pdox allows a query to contain both CHECK's and CHECKPLUS's which roughly translate to
> sql does not allow both in the same query due to possible uncertainties/ambiguities.
> I thought I had this nailed, but on closer inspection it seems my recollection of how pdox
works in this regard is not
> so clear, although I do remember sometimes struggling to get the mix right.
> Anyone help?
> - Bernie

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