Full address (house # and street name). Example: 90 S Main St
A 6 digit number. Example: 031647 If entered, must be at least 4 digits.
Generally entered as last name space first name. Example: Smith John
Integer greater than 0. Example: 115
Integer greater than 0. Example: 183
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The easiest way to do this is to press CTRL-F5.
Click on Headers to sort column. Click on Row to "Zoom To".
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4. Enter a value into the box to the right of the operator.
5. Click "Add to Query".
6. Optional: repeat steps 2 thru 5 to build more complex queries.
7. Click "Run".
You can also type directly into the "Query" box to edit a query or to create queries more complex than supported by the interface.
One major stumbling block is data that looks like a number or a date, but is stored as text.
These are difficult to query and get the desired results. A common example: if ACRES is a text field, a query like
will not return any parcels where ACRES=2 because, alphabetically, "2" is greater than "10" or even "1000000". You can try a query like
CAST(ACRES AS FLOAT)<10
which might work, but if there is any non-numeric data in that field (like "10.0AC"), the query will fail. Then you could try
(CHARINDEX('AC',ACRES)>1) AND (CAST(LEFT(ACRES,CHARINDEX('AC',ACRES)-1) as FLOAT)<10)
but any inconsistency in the data will thwart that also, and the required knowedge of both the raw data and SQL quickly goes far beyond the scope of this document.
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