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18 May 2004 The ISQL quiet switch
The quiet switch turns off all messages when not connected to a database
Quinn Wildman FAQ
13 Feb 2003 Batch file that detects for connection problems
Batch file that only works on NT, 2000 or XP which hopes to identify simple connection problems
Quinn Wildman FAQ
21 Jun 2002 Creating a primary key when your table has no unique records
Describes a simple technique to add a key regardless of the format of your data
Quinn Wildman FAQ
7 Feb 2001 isql ignores username and password arguments if a -x or a -a is also passed as an arg.
To specify the user name and password when using -a or -x you must use ISC_USER and ISC_PASSWORD
Quinn Wildman FAQ
7 Feb 2001 ISQL does not return agregate column headers as dialect 3 client
SUM, COUNT, AVG, MAX, MIN do not return column headers in ISQL when ISQL is connected as dialect 3
Quinn Wildman FAQ
5 Aug 2000 Troubleshooting and Recovering from Database Corruption
Diagnosing and Repairing Database Corruption
Borland Staff TI
24 Jul 2000 Inserting into InterBase arrays
There is no provision to access arrays from ISQL or WISQL.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 How to set the number of lines between isql's column headers
Use the -pagelength command line switch.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Is "set term !! ;" same as "set term !!;"?
Both are the same.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 How to quickly get the list of valid options for InterBase command line utilties
To get a complete list of options for the command line utilities, type an invalid command line option.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Getting error "character set xxxx not defined" when connecting to a database
Resolved in InterBase 5.5.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 Writing both stdout and stderr to same file on NT
Command line options for isql
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 A possible solution for "unavailable database" errors on Database Create
You cannot create a database if the server is not running.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 "Can't load library libncurses.so.4: can't open file" starting isql in IB 5.11 on Redhat 5.0 Linux
The error is due to Redhat 5.0 not having this library.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 How can I find the file that houses data for my external table?
Showing metadata will allow you to see where the external file is created.
Borland Staff FAQ
24 Jul 2000 When running an isql script I get the error: Expected end of statement, encountered
Make sure your script ends in a carrage return
Borland Staff FAQ

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