table viewer - SQL - Rev

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at inspiredlogic.com
Mon May 8 10:24:01 EDT 2006


Jim Ault wrote:
> I have used Access and Fox Pro on Windows, and use Excel on the Mac to view
> tables of data from different sources where I can apply filtering and
> sorting to find data errors/omissions in a table view.
>
>  Is there such a program for the Mac that can handle more than 65000 rows
> (limit in Excel) for table viewing?
>
> I am running OSX 10.4.6, and have not ventured in to the world of SQL yet.
> The critical aspect at the moment is to view data from other sources to see
> if it will be useful for a database structure.  Simple filtering and sorting
> are all that would be required.
>
> Eventually all this would be handled in Rev + SQL, but I need to find the
> right data, then build a data base solution.
>   
FileMaker 8 would likely be able to do this, depending on the connection 
type, etc. It can certainly handle more than 65,000 rows -- more like 
billions ;-)

That said, it wouldn't be too hard to build something like this in Rev.

gc



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