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Data services macros pass specifically defined parameters using SQL Select statements. The syntax for these operations must be precise.
SELECT * FROM NAME_OF_MACRO
SELECT * FROM PES_MACRO_INVESTMENT(tmp, cls_UID = 1, Budget)is calling for the budget attribute of portfolio. PES_MACRO_INVESTMENT is the name of the data services macro, tmp is the name of the temporary table in SQL, and cls_UID = 1 is a WHERE clause that reduces the amount of work data services must perform by parsing only the portfolio binaries. This parameter can be left blank to return back all the rows from the table.
SELECT * FROM PES_MACRO_PROJECT_TASK(task, obj_ProjectUID INor:
(SELECT obj_UID FROM PES_MACRO_INVESTMENT(inv, , Active) WHERE inv.Active = 1), Completed)
Once the macro is processed and the temporary table is created and filled with data, data services replace the macro with the table name along with the alias that was used in the first parameters. Once all macros are processed, the original SQL statement, with the macro replaced with temporary table names, is passed on to SQL Server to process. This gives the ability to use SQL to process further into the desired results.
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