How to launch SQL Request in Sage Enterprise Management

By | December 5, 2018

As you know, Sage Enterprise Management provides its own select, update statements like SQL. For efficiency, we can use SQL queries in Sage X3. Sage X3 provides special function to execute SQL statements/ commands. The special function is Execsql. It is used to launch a SQL request that does not require the return of information, unlike the instruction For…From…Sql that recovers the columns.  This instruction is used, for example, to launch a Sql grant command that is used to accord the rights to a table.

Syntax:

Execsql From type_base Sql sql_exp

Where,
type_base :  Alphanumeric character describing the database type.
sql_exp : Character string or character string grid containing the SQL request

Example:

YSQUERY(0)=” Update “+nomap+”.YTEMP set YFLAG_0 = 2 where YITMREF_0 =’ABC’ ”
YSQUERY(1)=” AND YSTOFCY_0=’XYZ’”

Execsql From type_base Sql YSQUERY(0)

# in the creation and update process for the table structures.

Local Char BASE(1)
Case [F:ADS]TYPDBA
When 1 : BASE = “3”
When 2 : BASE = “5”
When 3 : BASE = “2”
When 4 : BASE = “4”
Endcase

Here, we are updating table YTEMP with YFLAG field to 2.

The parameter type_base  is used to indicate the database type to be accessed :
– “o”,”O”,”3″ to describe an Oracle database
– “s”,”S”,”5″ to describe a SQL 7 database.

The sql_exp parameter is used to indicate the sql request. It is expressed by a character string or else a grid. When using a grid, the request expression is made up of the concatenation of character strings. This grid is limited to 255 elements.

Hope this helps!

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