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SELECT - Short Form

Short Reference

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54

Obsolete Syntax

SELECT result FROM { dbtab | *dbtab } ... .


This statements is a short form of the following Open SQL statements for accessing a single database table dbtab:

SELECT result FROM dbtab INTO { dbtab | *dbtab } ...

The explicit specification of a work area does not apply in the short form. A

table work area dbtab *dbtab TABLES *dbtab dbtab dbtab additional table work area


The short form is not allowed in classes. An explicit work area should be used instead.