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WS: WW: Data Selection FAQs (Doc ID 627485.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards World World Writer - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document contains FAQs and troubleshooting tips for World Writer Data Selection.  (P82107, P82114)

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Can World Writer do a wildcard search?
 Question 2: How do you display and choose from a list of valid value for a field?
 Question 3: Can a version be set up to automatically display the Data Selection when it is submitted? (like Processing Options in DREAM Writer)
 Question 4: Why is no data being selected when you select on an alphanumeric value?
 Question 5: Can you use *ALL in Data Selection? (or *BLANK, *ZERO, *VALUE)
 Question 6: Can you data select on a presumptive join field?
 Question 7: Can you select on a calculated field? (one that is created in Output Field Specifications)
 Question 8: How do you select one field either EQ or NE to another field?
 Question 9: You are selecting where a file field EQ or NE a calculated field and are not getting the expected results.
 Question 10: How do you select on Blank fields?
 Question 11: You want to select on a blank Date field and tried both single quotes and zero.
 Question 12: How do you select on one Date field EQ or NE to another date field?
 Question 13: How do you select value to the right of a decimal place?
 Question 14: How do you select on a total or a subtotal?
 Question 15: Can you use *TODAY to select where a date field is EQ to today's date?
 Question 16: When using Value or NValue, how many values can you enter?
 Question 17: Can you protect fields to keep users from changing certain data selection criteria, like you can in Dream Writer?
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