Kay C Lan lan.kc.macmail at
Tue Apr 22 19:49:51 EDT 2014

I don't know if it's just your email client but what I'm seeing is an
asterisk * around the words get, put and return which shouldn't be there.
Although it should work I'd also remove the first two parameters, tab and
return, just to simplify things until you figure out exactly what's wrong.
The most basic query should look like this:

put revDataFromQuery(,,tDatabaseID,"SELECT * FROM Rep_Offices") into


On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 2:40 AM, Rodney Green <green.rodney at>wrote:

> Hello,
> It's my first time using LC and MS SQL in a project. I can connect and
> receive a connection ID. However, I can't seem to pass any SQL commands. I
> try this:
> *get* revDataFromQuery(tab,*return*,tDatabaseID,"select top 3 * from
> [dbo].[Rep_Offices]")
> or this:
> *put* revDataFromQuery(tab,*return*,tDatabaseID,"select * from
> Rep_Offices")
> into "dbResults"
> or this:
> *put* revDataFromQuery(tab,*return*,tDatabaseID,"select top 3 * from
> [dbo].[Rep_Offices]") into fld "results"
> Any SQL causes livecode to freeze. I've tried different variations of the
> query and no luck. If I put in random chars for the SQL statement then the
> odbc driver gives an error.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Thanks.
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