Reverse a list

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at
Tue Feb 17 16:21:57 EST 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at>

> The following is very fast:
> put "INSERT INTO sortTest VALUES :1" into tSQL
> repeat for each line tLine in tDataSet
>    revExecuteSQL dbid, tsql, tline
> end repeat

Faster still would probably be to build a command in the loop.  Terminate
each line with ";" & cr

Then put "BEGIN TRANSACTION;" & cr   before it, and "END TRANSACTION;" &
cr   after it, and execute as a single command.

However, I haven't used the :1 type syntax, and just don't know if it can
handle that.

put "BEGIN TRANSACTION;" & cr into dcmd
repeat for each line tline in tDataSet
put "INSERT INTO sortTest <something>" & ";"& cr after dcmd
put "END TRANSACTION;" & cr after dcmd

revExecuteSQL dbid, tcmd

Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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