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From arm...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r526012 - /db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2007 00:12:37 GMT
Author: arminw
Date: Thu Apr  5 17:12:37 2007
New Revision: 526012

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=526012
Log:
improvement

Modified:
    db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml

Modified: db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml?view=diff&rev=526012&r1=526011&r2=526012
==============================================================================
--- db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml
(original)
+++ db/ojb/branches/OJB_1_0_RELEASE/src/doc/forrest/src/documentation/content/xdocs/docu/guides/query.xml
Thu Apr  5 17:12:37 2007
@@ -46,9 +46,8 @@
                 In this section you will learn how to use the <em>Criteria-API</em>.
                 The classes are located in the package
                 <code>org.apache.ojb.broker.query</code>.
-                Using query by criteria you can either
-                <a href="#querying-for-objects">query for whole objects</a>
-                (ie. person) or you can use
+                Using query by criteria you can either query for whole objects
+                (ie. Person class objects) or you can use
                 <a href="#report-queries">report queries</a> returning row data.
             </p>
             <p>
@@ -760,22 +759,6 @@
                 </p>
             </section>
 
-
-            <anchor id="querying-for-objects"/>
-            <section>
-                <title>querying for objects</title>
-                <p>
-                OJB queries return
-                <strong>complete</strong> objects, that means all instance variables
are filled
-                and all 'auto-retrieve' relationships are loaded. Currently there's no way
to retrieve partially
-                    loaded objects (ie. only first- and lastname of a person).
-                </p>
-                <p>
-                    More info about <a href="site:metadata">manipulation of metadata
setting here</a>.
-                </p>
-            </section>
-
-
             <anchor id="query-by-identity"/>
             <section>
                 <title>find by Primary Key (by <code>Identity</code>)</title>
@@ -794,6 +777,30 @@
                 </p>
             </section>
 
+            <anchor id="partially-materialized-objects"/>
+            <section>
+                <title>querying partially materialized objects</title>
+                <p>
+                    Currently there's no way to retrieve partially loaded objects (ie. a
Person class object
+                    only populated with 'lastname' and all other fields not populated). OJB
queries return always
+                    <strong>complete</strong> objects, that means all instance
variables are filled and all
+                    <a href="site:basic-technique/auto-retrieve">'auto-retrieve' relationships</a>
+                    are loaded or populated with proxy placeholder.
+                </p>
+                <p>
+                    To retrieve sub-sets of persistent object fields OJB provide a specific
field/column based
+                    query: The <a href="#report-query">report query</a>.
+                </p>
+                <p>
+                    If this doesn't fit your need it's possible to deal with different metadata
profiles. Then it's
+                    possible to define different mappings for the same object (e.g. a full
Person class mapping, in
+                    the other mapping profile only 'firstname' and 'lastname' is mapped).
+                    More info about <a href="site:metadata">manipulation of metadata
settings and how to manage different
+                    metadata profiles here</a>.
+                </p>
+            </section>
+
+
 
             <anchor id="report-queries"/>
             <section>
@@ -816,8 +823,7 @@
 ReportQueryByCriteria q = QueryFactory.newReportQuery(Article.class, crit);
 q.setAttributes(new String[] { "productGroup.groupName","articleId", "articleName", "price"
});
 
-Iterator iter = broker.getReportQueryIteratorByQuery(q);
-]]></source>
+Iterator iter = broker.getReportQueryIteratorByQuery(q);]]></source>
                 <p>
                 The ReportQuery returns an Iterator over a Collection of
                 Object[4] ([String, Integer, String, Double]).
@@ -837,8 +843,7 @@
     "groupName", "sum(allArticlesInGroup.stock)", "sum(allArticlesInGroup.price)" });
 q.addGroupBy("groupName");
 
-Iterator iter = broker.getReportQueryIteratorByQuery(q);
-]]></source>
+Iterator iter = broker.getReportQueryIteratorByQuery(q);]]></source>
 					<p>
 					The ReportQuery looks quite reasonable, but it will produce an SQL not suitable for
the task:
 					</p>
@@ -939,7 +944,7 @@
     Object o =  it.next();
     System.out.println("result: " + ArrayUtils.toString(o));
 }
-                    ]]></source>
+]]></source>
                     <note>
                         OJB use the <code>ResultSetMetaData</code> to determine
the correct
                         SQL type of the <code>ResultSet</code> values, so this
feature requires
@@ -982,7 +987,7 @@
 q.setWithExtents(false);
 q.setEndAtIndex(1);
 Iterator it = broker.getReportQueryIteratorByQuery(q);
-            ]]></source>
+]]></source>
             <p>
                 The first query asks for all routes with the absolute deviation (is field
of class Route) of ten.
             </p>



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