Querying objects

Document Query Language (DQL) is a query language for Documentum just as Structured Query Language (SQL) is a query language for databases. In fact, DQL is a superset of ANSI SQL, which means that a well-formed query in ANSI SQL is also a well-formed DQL query. However, successful execution of a well-formed query depends on various factors such as existence of tables and availability of functions used in the query. DQL queries can be executed using IDQL (Interactive DQL shell), Documentum Administrator, Webtop, or programmatically through DFC applications. The results returned by a query are collectively referred to as a result set. When executing a query programmatically, the result set is represented by a collection object, ...

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