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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Moving to a specific row
Date: Aug 31 2000 6:25PM
ye, wei writes:
> Michael Peppler wrote:
> > The correct way to do this in a set-based envionment is to use the
> > unique primary key in the where clause to get the next X rows of a
> > request.
> > So assuming you have an identity column as the primary key, you simply
> > remember the last value retrieved for the current page, and when the
> > user hits "next" you do a request where the primary key > this value.
> But in web page, usually the grid need to be shown sorted by different columns,
> sometimes is by the primary key, sometimes not, so where the primary key > this
> doesn't work.
True. So you need to find some combination of column values that will
be unique and ordered correctly, especially if you are getting data
from a large table.
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