OQL FULL OUTER JOIN

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With a FULL OUTER JOIN construction, the query compares each row of entity A with each row of entity B to find all pairs of rows which have an association and thus satisfy the join-predicate. When the association exists and the join-predicate is satisfied, column values for each matched pair of rows from A and B are combined into a result row. However, in contrast to the INNER JOIN construction, data from entities that do not match will also be returned. For these rows, columns of missing entities will contain null values.

The syntax is as following:

FULL [ OUTER ] JOIN entity_path [ ON <constraint> ]

entity_path Specifies the entity to join and the path from an earlier defined entity in the FROM clause to this entity. For example, the path Crm.Customer/Crm.Customer_Address/Crm.Address defines a path from the earlier defined entity Crm.Customer to the new entity Crm.Address.

ON <constraint> Constrains the specified entity in the JOIN component of the FROM clause. The constraint syntax is similar to that of the WHERE clause. Only the entities and from-aliases of the current and preceding JOIN elements can be used in the constraint.

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