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Querying a CSV file

Does anyone know of a simple tool that will open up a CSV file and let you do basic, SQLesque queries on it? Like a graphical tool of sorts, one that is easy to use. I know I could write a small ...
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Run an SQL Query With a Parameter from Excel 2007

I have a query in an excel table. I followed this to do it. But how can I add a parameter from a cell into my query? I am looking for a way to do this select * from dbo.Customers where CustomerID ...
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Does an anchor tag come before the query string or after?

I am unclear if an anchor tag should come before a query string or after. http://www.domain.com/search?query=hello#name or http://www.domain.com/search#name?query=hello Or does it matter?
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Foobar2000: any way to query whether a song is in a specific playlist?

In Foobar2000, I would like to make an autoplaylist that only shows songs that are not currently in another specific (manual) playlist. Is there any way to query for this? I imagine the query to ...
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Pass parameter from Excel to Access query

I have a Access (2010 but I've also tried Office 2003) database with a lot of tables, forms and nested queries which rely on data entered in a form, e.g. WHERE query1.year=[Forms]![Form1]![Text0];. I ...
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Merge multiple columns into one via a query in an access database

i need to write a query that combines multiple columns of text. my database is a database of wallpapers on my computer (i use john's background switcher), so i can easily find them and have them ...
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How do you create a SQL query in Excel 2007 with a dynamic date range?

I am trying to create a reporting spreadsheet that can print reports for a given time period. The query below works, but when I try to use a ? parameter in place of the date, I get an error after ...
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Querying against Active Directory

I'm the "script guy" at my work, which is a blessing and a curse... I've been tasked with generating a script of: Can you create a script to pull all users that have a proxy address that is not ...
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Multiple tables in Microsoft Access that need to feed into one table

In my Access (2010) database, I have 4 linked tables (from other Access databases) that I would like to feed into one table, or query. I've tried using the query design but can't seem to get it right. ...
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How do I get Excel to run a query for each row in a spreadsheet?

Is there a way to run an MS Query for each row in a spreadsheet? For example, I have a sheet that looks like this: CustomerID 111 222 333 I have the customer's address in a database, and I'd like ...
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Embed microsoft query in excel with multiple parameters from spreadsheet

I am trying to embed a microsoft query within an excel spreadsheet, that passes several parameters from the spreadsheet to the query. I would like the microsoft excel query function to find a few ...
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Csv filename bug concerning dots in Microsoft Query (via Office Excel 2013)?

After hours of struggling it looks like I've found a bug regarding csv file processing by Microsoft Query via Office Excel 2013. I'm trying to generate a Chart from csv data. Every hour a new record ...
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Matching similar records in a database with Group By

I have a database in which there are company names each matched with the company post code. However there are duplicates since the company names are written multiple ways, like this: Company Name ...
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Query dpkg for All Packages Installed/Removed from Default Image

Is there any way to query dpkg to tell what packages have been added/removed since the base install of a system? I am running Debian 5.
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File sizes ordered by date

If I had FSQL, I would write select size from directory1 order by date. But, I have a Windows and Cygwin. Windows Explorer can sort the items by date but it rounds the file sizes to much. So, I am ...
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Access 2007 create report from query

Where is my Query??? I'm using Access 2007, until this version I would create a query then create a report based in that query, using create-blank report. If I use the report wizard it does give me ...
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Configure DNS Rules for Hosts and Proxy?

I'm not sure if I'm approaching this problem correctly, so please correct me here. Suppose an organization runs its own DNS service. The organization wants the following: DNS queries by all hosts ...
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Query parameters in an external connection to sql server

I want to do exactly this:http://dailydoseofexcel.com/archives/2004/12/13/parameters-in-excel-external-data-queries/ but I want to do it in Excel 2010 and also I am querying SQL Server instead of MS ...
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Filtering field on view - Lotus 8.5

I have one view with field that I called "Date". I canĀ“t filter the results for one date... please help me.
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excel / open office - append an incrementing value to all non-unique fields

I have a large table of about 7500 store names. I need to search through those names and, if they are not unique, append an incrementing value, for example: store_1 store_2 etc. Anyone know how to ...
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Query data in Powerpoint

I would like to build an MS PowerPoint 2010 presentation where some of the displayed data would be queried from an external source (I am flexible - the simpler the better, I need to update that ...
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Where is a Web Query stored in an excel file?

I have a Web Query looking at a site for data, and it gets the table selection wrong. Viewing source of the linked to web page I am able to identify the correct table. In an Excel Web Query you are ...
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Pass a cell contents as a parameter to an excel query in Excel 2007

I have tried really hard to solve this issue but I think I am going to need a little help. I can program in different languages but I don't have any experience with Excel, VBA or the queries you can ...
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Is there a way to change the query a report uses in Libreoffice Base or better yet to select the query at the time a report is run?

I have a standard set of data that I always want out of a report, however it could be based on a query of any of the values. Is it possible to set it up so I double click on a report and it would let ...
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Access Query for Positive Checkboxes

I have a table which contains personal information of our staff, at the end of the table there are checkboxes for general training (medical, military, health and safety) etc. Say for example i wanted ...
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VB script or command line instruction to query a modem connected to my PC

Is there any vb script to query a modem that is connected to one of the ports of my machine?How can I query my modem from command prompt?
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Exporting an SC query result to Excel

I wrote an SC query to show all the services and their state and I can easily display it in a text file. What I want to do is list all this data directly to an Excel worksheet. How / is this ...
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Querying variables in Excel

I am looking to query some variables in Excel using a formula. I have a database that has some IDs in it that I need pulled out. The problem is that the IDs vary in length and type. Here are some ...
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Change date in a SQL query to reference a cell in Excel

I have the following code that returns the needed data into excel and manually changing the date will change the returned data; however, I'd like to reference a cell with a formula that will make the ...
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Separate tables or single table with queries?

I'm making an employee information database. I need to handle employees that are separated from the company. Should I a. set up a query with a macro to send separated employees to a separate table, or ...
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SQL Server Management Studio Express - include date/time in Results or Messages

In SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005 is it possible to output the date and time that a query completed in the Results or Messages windows? (without having to manually add a SELECT Getdate() ...
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Free Database Utilities / Tools for Mac OS X

If I were using Windows and wanted to use a database I would set up a WAMP server. What can I use for Mac OS X? I'm currently using SQLite via Mike's T Sqlite / Firefox addon for SQLite. I would ...
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Is there a tool or website to generate DNS query packets for looking up the IP address of a hostname?

Is there a tool or web site where I can plug in some values and have it generate the bytes for a DNS query to look up the IP address of a hostname? Preferably one where it explains how the values ...
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Does MS Access update the data on the clipboard from a query when the data in the database changes?

I was just debugging a macro in MS Access, and when it hit the breakpoint ran a query and I copied the data from it to the clipboard. Some of the values were null before stepping to the next step, ...
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TFS 2010 - Cannot query certain users

We seem to have an issue with out Team Foundation Server 2010 installation that gives an error when certain users are queried. If we include them in the 'AssignedTo' filter the query instantly errors ...
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Automating Access 2007 Queries (changing one criteria)

So, I have 6 queries and I want to run them all once at the end of each month. (I know a bit about SQL but they're simply built using Access's design view). So, in the next few days, perhaps I'll ...
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Is there a way to query file names in a directory within Access 2010?

Is there a native function for this within Access? Or would I have to do this with a batch script somehow? Moreover, could I rename the files in a directory based on fields in an Access table?
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SQL/DB browser for DB2

I'm looking for a simple SQL browser which supports DB2. I just want to be able to connect to a DB and try some queries.
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how to query across collections in rockmongo [closed]

If I have a collection of users and a collection of properties which has a user_id in each properties document; how do I get a list of users' and the zip codes (zip` is a field in the 'properties" ...
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Query Execution Plan for MySQL

In Microsoft SQL Server you can see Execution Plans for queries to see how a query is executed, what joins take the most time and see any missing indexs now i want to do the same for MySQL scripts ...
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Simple fixes for improving multi-user MS Access performance?

I'm overhauling the entire IT infrastructure for a small office. They had a Dell T410 doing nothing but serving as a Win2k8 file share, so I figured I could replicate its functionality on an unused ...
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Upgrading from built-in Windows 7 32-bit to 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 and Vista Activation FAQ: How do language, version, 64-bit or 32-bit, and source affect ability to install and transfer Windows licenses? Recently my hard ...
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Linked Query in MS Access 2007 to SQL database - ODBC error - How do I see the linking details?

I am converting an old Access 2003 database to 2007. It has a query linking to a SQL database. How do I look at the link, e.g., whether it using a DSN, etc.? The query has the globe to the left of ...
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Combine fields from multiple tables in Access query

As an example, I have two queries in Access. The first outputs two columns: | Cust ID | Revenue 1 | | A | 5 | | B | 10 | The second query is similar: | Cust ID | ...
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Graphical Decision Engine Framework - Any ideas?

Is there an open-source decision framework I could use? What I am looking to create is some kind of graphical interface to allow people to visually build a query based on a set of parameters, ie. ...
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In Access, how can I reset the AutoNumber field as new data is deleted/appended?

Essentially what I have is a temporary table which logs data through an append query. This table is used to store consecutive strings of data, that will be exported to a .csv eventually. What I'm ...
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How to perform sql query on sheets of excel

I have two tables in excel(sheets) . One has 10,000 entries , another has 1000 entries . Both of them have account number column in common . I want to select only those row in 10,000 entries which ...
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How to get Access 2010 query to number based on criteria from other columns

I have a query where it pulls the ID and Employee columns and I am trying to get Access to populate the data as shown in the 'OrderCol1' and 'OrderCol2' columns of the table below. As I'm sure you ...
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WQL for getting systems where last logon user is particular value for 'office' attribute

I need to make a membership rule for a device collection in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2, using WQL. I want to get all the devices where the last logon user has a given value for the ...
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wget - Double downloads with query strings in URLs

I have to use wget to download, with the recursive option (-r), all the files in a web page. This page contains N direct links to the N files (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/page/File_n.abc), but also ...