do qrys return list or arrays?

need to find max val for a colmn in db-  does qry return list or array?
<cfquery name="getIdOrigin" datasource="training">
select id_origin
from course_history_ext</cfquery>
<cfset newid = "ArrayMax(getidorigin.id_origin)">
owlseyAsked:
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YogCommented:
<cfquery name="getIdOrigin" datasource="training">
select id_origin, max(id_origin) as maxvalue
from course_history_ext</cfquery>

<cfoutput>
#training.maxvalue#
</cfoutput>
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owlseyAuthor Commented:
used this brute of an expression to do it- looks pretty sloppy to me...


<cfset newid = "#ArrayMax(ListToArray(ValueList(getIdOrigin.id_origin),','))#">
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owlseyAuthor Commented:
works for me- didnt know about that sql function-

and i gather cf returns lists for qry's?

ja?
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