Ask the Avaap Expert: How can I create a DME string query with an actual description?

By: Avaap
Date: February 15, 2015

If you create a DME (Query) in MS Add-Ins with a status field and want to convert the numeric value to the actual description, save your DME file and then open it in TextPad (or Notepad, etc.) and edit the .dme file to add ,xlt to the status field. Save it and when you open it within MS Add-Ins and run it, the results will come back with the status description.


“DEVEL2B~PO~PORECEIVE~2~1~600~Created with Query Wizard 10.0.109~0~1~0~F






6000 60000000000301 139 9
6000 60000000000300 138 9
6000 60000000000274 137 1
6000 60000000000275 136 1




6000 60000000000301 139 Archived / Closed
6000 60000000000300 138 Archived / Closed
6000 60000000000274 137 Released
6000 60000000000275 136 Released


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