Alphabetical List

I have a query and I want to increment each record similar to the #currentrow# function, how can this be accomplished inside the query when the end of the records is not known. The list will not be over 26 letters.

EXample:

query

A
B
C

end query
-Matthew-Asked:
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_agx_Commented:
I don't quite understand the question. Can you post an example of the query data .. and what the desired results look like?
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gdemariaCommented:
Is this what you were asking?

This shows how to access a query's column value directly by the column name and the record number..


<cfloop index="row" from="1" to="#myQuery.recordCount#">

    mQuery["ColumnName"][row]
 
</cfloop>
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-Matthew-Author Commented:
I want incrementAlphabet to just do that....go to A, B, C, D...

 
<cfquery name="agenda" datasource="source">
SELECT *
from sometable
</cfquery>

 <cfoutput query="agenda"> 

#incrementAlphabet#. #agenda.agenditem#

</cfoutput>

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_agx_Commented:
Hmm... are you asking how to loop through the query columns dynamically? If that's what you mean, you could adapt gd's example like so

<cfoutput query="yourQuery">
     <!--- you can also use your own list of columns instead --->
     <cfloop list="#yourQuery.columnList#" index="colName">
            #yourQuery[ colName ][ yourQuery.currentRow ]#
       </cfloop>
       <br>
</cfoutput>
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_agx_Commented:
Oops, our posts crossed.

Assuming the query never contains more than 26 rows, something like this:

<!--- ascii 65 == uppercase A --->
<cfset startLetter = 65>
<cfoutput query="agenda">
     #chr(startletter)#. #agenda.agenditem#
     <cfset startletter = startletter + 1>
</cfoutput>
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