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Use record to access info in another db table

TheManWhoSoldTheWorld Member Posts: 123
edited May 29, 2015 9:19AM in SQL

I have a stored procedure that uses substr/instr to read a text file. I need to filter one of those extracted fields by running a check against a table in another database. The extracted fields are in a record. Can i do a cross-db check using records? I do have access to cross check against the other database.

Lets say Invoice Num 12345 is one of the extracted records. I need to check in Database 2 if that Invoice Num actually exists in the Database 2 table before further processing. Invoice Num and all the other information from the file are extracted into a record.


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