Microsoft Project 98 saves a network of defined activities, called a project, in an MPP file. You can save the
whole project into an Oracle database and all 38 tables supporting the project definition will be created. Task_Dependencies is the table that represents all possible activity dependencies. The following procedure is a recursive one to actualy draw all possible paths from the starting activity to the finish. Execute this SP with sp_dfs_path_alg (n,'',:s) where n is the starting activity code and s is the returned status. Here is the code:
Create or replace procedure sp_dfs_path_alg (nRoot IN number , cMaslul IN varchar2 , nStatus IN OUT NUMBER) as nPathExist int; cursor c_Maslul is SELECT SuccessorTaskUniqueId FROM "Task_Dependencies" where PredecessorTaskUniqueId = nRoot; cMaslulSon varchar2(2000); begin nStatus := 0; cMaslulSon := trim(cMaslul) || '->' || trim(to_char(nRoot)) ; select count(*) into nPathExist from "Task_Dependencies" where PredecessorTaskUniqueId = nRoot; IF nPathExist = 0 then DBMS_OUTPUT.put_line (cMaslulSon) ; ELSE FOR cm in c_Maslul LOOP sp_dfs_path_alg (cm.SuccessorTaskUniqueId,cMaslulSon,nStatus); END LOOP; END IF; EXCEPTION when Others then nStatus := SQLCODE; end sp_dfs_path_alg;
Narendra P. writes: Can you please tell how these 38 tables will be created?
Alex P. writes: The author says "You can save the whole project into an Oracle database." HOW? This tip is useless with out the missing explanation of how you can save an MPP file into an Oracle database -- I've looked at the MPP file, and its just gibberish.
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