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Re: Slightly OT - SQL Question

by WhiteBird (Hermit)
on Sep 20, 2003 at 20:18 UTC ( #292905=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Slightly OT - SQL Question

Try a google search for SQL +joins and you should find a wealth of information. Since you're using Access 2000, you can always use the query wizard to construct the query you want, and then use the SQL view to grab the exact SQL statement for your perl script. Sometimes it takes some tweaking to get it right so it runs efficiently, but it's a place to start. The syntax of the end result depends on how you have your tables constructed, how you connect your data, and how exactly you want it all to connect in your output.

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Re: Re: Slightly OT - SQL Question
by digger (Friar) on Sep 20, 2003 at 22:43 UTC
    I did the Goggle thing, but since I wasn't exactly sure what I was looking for, I just kinda floundered. I did read a number of tutorials on the various types of joins, and they didn't seem to fulfill my requirements. It looks like I will have to use 2 separate queries, and then tie the results together using plain old perl.

    Thanks for your input,
    digger

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