MULTI.VALUE

MULTI.VALUE, MULTIVALUED

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The MULTI.VALUE keyword is a field qualifier that forces the field to be processed as a multivalued item. The synonym MULTIVALUED can be used.

 

 

Format

 

field MULTI.VALUE

 

where

 

fieldis the field or expression which is to be treated as multivalued.

 

 

The query processor verbs normally use the dictionary to determine whether a field should be treated as single or multivalued. The MULTI.VALUE field qualifier forces the field to be processed as a multivalued item regardless of the dictionary definition. It is normally only used with an EVAL expression.

 

 

See also:

SINGLE.VALUE