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Thanks for the replies, but these queries are going to be in a controlled environment. I can make sure they look a certain way syntax-wise. Just can't get rid of functions like coalesce() or datepart.

I installed the SQL::Statement module and tried it out, however, it's choking on the sql syntax. I hate to say it but this is a Sql Server 6.0 db I am working with. The query I am using for my testing works fine when run on the sql server, however, SQL::Statement does not like it and it choking with this error:

SQL ERROR: Bad set function before FROM clause.

It looks like this module expects a certain syntax, but I can't break my query just to make it work with the module. I'll work with the module some more, but so far not seeming to like my query syntax.

In reply to Re: Pull info from select clause. by the_0ne
in thread Pull info from select clause. by the_0ne

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