SINGLE.VALUE

SINGLE.VALUE, SINGLEVALUED

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The SINGLE.VALUE keyword is a field qualifier that forces the field to be processed as a single-valued item.

 

 

Format

 

field SINGLE.VALUE

 

where

 

fieldis the field or expression which is to be treated as single-valued.

 

 

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

 

 

See also:

MULTI.VALUE