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NAME

Fx_QddbSearchParser - Parse a (possibly nested) list of search keys interspersed with operators.

SYNOPSIS

Fx_QddbSearchParser::<proc>

PROCEDURES

MultiSearch <schema desc> <list> ?<exact>? ?<pruneby>? Accepts (1) a schema descriptor, (2) a list of keys in the same form accepted by nxqddb(1), (3) on if the operations should be performed such that all matches must be in the same instance of the attribute, otherwise off (i.e. strong operations are on, weak operatons are off), (4) an attribute to prune by, if any.
set k [Fx_QddbSearchParser::MultiSearch $schema
{joe , {henry john}} on Name.First] Returns a keylist descriptor for the result.

SEE ALSO

Fx_Frame(n), Fx_Menubar(n), Fx_Entry(n), Fx_Print(n), Fx(n)

REFERENCES

A Guide to QDDB
Eric H. Herrin II and Raphael A. Finkel

Qddb User's Guide

An ASCII Database for Fast Queries of Relatively Stable Data Eric H. Herrin II and Raphael A. Finkel Computing Systems, Volume 4 Number 2
University of California Press, Berkeley CA

Schema and Tuple Trees: An Intuitive Structure for Representing Relational Data
Eric H. Herrin, II and Raphael A. Finkel Computing Systems, Volume 9, Number 2
MIT Press, Cambridge MA

TCL and the TK Toolkit
John K. Ousterhout
Addison-Wesley, 1994
ISBN 0-201-63337-X

DIAGNOSTICS

BUGS

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