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i must have anything i want from the database.
that means without asking you.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem, here's your screen.
tyler, dev
 
this only does customers.
i want to pick "any" table.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem, now you can pick your table.
tyler, dev
 
this dumps every column.
i want to pick my own.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem. now you can pick your columns.
tyler, dev
 
this doesn't sort.
i want it to sort.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem. now you can sort.
tyler, dev
 
but i want multiple sorts,
some ascending, some descending.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem. sort any way you want.
tyler, dev
 
it dumps the whole table.
i want to filter.
pam, ba
 
1 hour later...
no problem. now you can filter.
tyler, dev
 
it only give me local columns.
i want columns from other tables, too.
pam, ba
 
5 mins later...
give me an example.
tyler, dev
 
here.
give me these linked columns and accumulators, too.
pam, ba
 
2 days later...
ok. i figured out how to give you all this data too.
tyler, dev
 
4 seconds later...
so what do you think?
tyler, dev
 
ok. this will work.
but why didn't you do all this in the first place?
pam, ba
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