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Selecting n records from a table

Ronald Whalen
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Joined: Mar 27, 2001
Posts: 38
Hi,

Is there a way to select n number of records from a table.
thanks,
Ronald
Jamie Robertson
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Joined: Jul 09, 2001
Posts: 1879

from the documentation of java.sql.Statement:
"public void setMaxRows(int max)
throws SQLException
Sets the limit for the maximum number of rows that any ResultSet object can contain to the given number. If the limit is exceeded, the excess rows are silently dropped.
Parameters:
max - the new max rows limit; zero means unlimited"
...if your jdbc driver supports this method. If it doesn't you may have to hit your database documentation to find out what the database specific notation is for your database(if it has one).

Jamie

 
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