Create an Excel file with count on 5 digit zips

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Create an Excel file with count on 5 digit zips

Post by Dave » Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:11 am

Copy the following command into the command statement syntax area from the Edit>Command option, then click RUN.

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com_alias=alias()
ON ERROR com_message=message()
SET SAFETY OFF
alter table alias() add column zip5 c(5)
replace all zip5 with left(zip,5)
SELECT zip5, city, st, count (zip5) as zipcnt ;
	from (com_alias) group by 1,2,3 into table FORCEEXT(DBF(),"")+"-zip5_count"
copy to FORCEEXT(DBF(),"XLS") type XLS
use
SELECT (com_alias)
delete file FORCEEXT(DBF(),"")+"-zip5_count.dbf"
The command will create a new -ZIP5_COUNT.XLS file in the same location as the original file with the count on 5 digit zips.

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