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Referencing a Saved Query

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Column List (clist) Parameter

The clist specifies which columns will be included in each returned record and how they are ordered in the returned record aggregate. Heres what a clist looks like:

<clist>4.7.9.11</clist>

or in URL-ese:

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How to Return ALL of the columns

Specify the value a in the clist param to get all the columns returned.

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Sort List (slist) Parameter

Sort List (slist) Parameter

The slist determines the order in which the returned records are displayed. Heres what an slist looks like:

<slist>7</slist>

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Options Parameter

You use the options parameter to further control the return of records. You can use any or all of the options, separating the options with a period. Here are the available options:

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About the Sort Order Option

About the Sort Order Option

You can apply a different sort order to different returned columns in the clist by supplying several period delimited sort order params:

<options>sortorder-A.sortorder-D.sortorder-D.sortorder-A</options>

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How Do I Construct a View?

How Do I Construct a View?

Detailed instructions for constructing views, reports, and queries are provided in the QuickBase online help.

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How are Reports Related to Views?

How are Reports Related to Views?

In the QuickBase UI, you use a report to specify filter criteria for which records are to be retrieved. Each report has its own view. In short, the report and view work together to get and show only the specified records and specified columns (fields) within those records.

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How is an API Query Related to Reports and Views?

How is an API Query Related to Reports and Views?

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The Components of a Query

A query typically includes the following parameters:

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